ST9929 : Lectern, St George's Church

taken 9 years ago, near to Sutton Mandeville, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Lectern,  St George's Church
Lectern, St George's Church
The eagle is a symbol of the resurrection or ascension of Christ due to the fact that it soars upwards. By extension, the eagle symbolises baptised Christians, who have symbolically died and risen with Christ.

The Eagle Lectern was placed in the Church in 1923 in memory of the 63 British and Australian soldiers who died in the Fovant Camp Hospital and were buried in the churchyard during the 1914-18 war.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 August, 2010   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 19 August, 2010
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Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 99621 29573 [1m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.9295N 2:0.4071W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 99621 29573
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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