TF0621 : St.Michael's nave

taken 5 years ago, near to Edenham, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

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St.Michael's nave
St.Michael's nave
View east in St.Michael's nave with 13th century Early English arcades and chancel arch
St Michael's church, Edenham
Grade I listed
The church retains some Anglo Saxon work and stands on a man-made plateau.
It has a western tower, clerestoried nave, aisles, chancel and south porch. Tower is 16th C., aisle and nave roofs are 15th Century with angel carvings (and green dragons!),
13th C chancel arch, restored in 1808. There is a 12th C doorway bought from a chapel of ease at Scottlethorpe in 1967.
There is a Romanesque font from 12th C. although it may be recut or of a more recent date.
There are 2 14th C effigies, a civilian and a Knight, also monuments to the Heathcote family from Normanton, before it was flooded to create Rutland Water.
Also monuments to the Willoughby and Bertie families.
Externally there are some fine gargoyles and grotesques.
The churchyard contains several old cedar trees.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 21 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0622 2183 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.0164N 0:25.5919W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0620 2182
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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