SJ9888 : The oldest wooden pulpit in England

taken 3 years ago, near to Mellor, Stockport, Great Britain

The oldest wooden pulpit in England
The oldest wooden pulpit in England
In St Thomas's Church, Mellor. The early fourteenth century pulpit is unique in England. In "Old Cheshire Churches" (1947) Raymond Richards states it is the oldest wooden pulpit in England, and possibly in the world. It dates from the time of Edward II. It is octagonal in shape, with two of the sides forming the entrance. Five of the other six panels are carved with tracery. It is carved out of one block of oak.
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church Interior 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9819 8890 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:23.8156N 2:1.7211W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9817 8890
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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