TL7705 : Wooden Knight - Danbury Church

taken 15 years ago, near to Danbury, Essex, Great Britain

Wooden Knight - Danbury Church
Wooden Knight - Danbury Church
An interesting feature of Danbury St John Church is the wooden effigies of three recumbent knights, one in the south aisle and two in the north aisle. One of the two knights in the north aisle is shown in the photograph. The carvings date from the end of the 13th Century.

By the early 1600's, records of who they represent had already been lost and since then a number of suggestions to their identity have been put forward.

It is now thought most likely that they cover the tombs of members of the St Clere family who held two of the major estates in Danbury throughout the 13th Century.

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Malcolm Reid and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TL7705, 38 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 29 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 January, 2007
Category
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 779 051 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.0059N 0:34.4507E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 779 051
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 160 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
thumbs up icon
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register