TL9592 : Holy Trinity church in Great Hockham - C14 wallpainting

taken 9 years ago, near to Great Hockham, Norfolk, Great Britain

Holy Trinity church in Great Hockham - C14 wallpainting
Holy Trinity church in Great Hockham - C14 wallpainting
It depicts the Adoration of the Magi.

Holy Trinity church > LinkExternal link is situated in the grounds of Great Hockham Hall, hidden behind tall trees. The church does not have a tower and is hence not easily spotted. The building dates mainly from the 13th and 14th centuries. It houses three medieval wallpaintings: the Holy Trinity painted above the chancel arch > LinkExternal link has been dated to the 1450s; the Adoration of the Magi and another, unidentified painting > LinkExternal link on the north wall are believed to be a century earlier. The church also has a remarkable set of 16th century benches with some rather eccentric, carved poppy heads > LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link - one of these a mermaid > LinkExternal link holding a comb and a mirror. The baptismal font > LinkExternal link dates from the 14th century.
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 August, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 August, 2010
Category
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 9510 9209 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.5092N 0:52.3394E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 9510 9207
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