2013

NZ0149 : St. Edmund's Church, Edmondbyers - stone altar

taken 12 years ago, near to Edmundbyers, County Durham, England

St. Edmund's Church, Edmondbyers - stone altar
St. Edmund's Church, Edmondbyers - stone altar
See NZ0149 : St. Edmund's Church, Edmondbyers. During the Reformation, an edict of 1571 said that all stone altars should be destroyed. The people of Edmondbyers instead hid their altar in the floor of the chancel. {Source: Church leaflet.}

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Stone [2] Other Photos: · St. Edmund's Church, Edmondbyers - chancel · St. Edmund's Church, Edmondbyers - stained glass window, chancel ·
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NZ0149, 91 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Mike Quinn   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 9 January, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 February, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0144 4991 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.6400N 1:58.7462W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0144 4991
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