TF6741 : St Edmunds church, Hunstanton

taken 3 years ago, near to Hunstanton, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Edmunds church, Hunstanton
St Edmunds church, Hunstanton
The church was locked at the time.
St Edmunds church, Hunstanton
The growing population of Hunstanton in the 19th century prompted the need for a new church to be built in the seaside town envisaged by Henry L'Estrange Styleman le Strange, Lord of the Manor. St Mary's church already existed in Old Hunstanton.
Work started on the new church in 1865, and it was consecrated in 1903. The architect was Frederick Preedy.
The church is 120 feet long and 58 feet wide. It is built in Carstone with flint and red chalk, dressed with various other types of stone. A tower and spire were planned but never built.
The nave has north and south aisles, and there is a baptistery with three modern windows at the west end, as well as two chapels.
The chancel arch has a rood from 1934, and the chancel is several steps higher than the nave.

There are numerous Stained glass windows, including more modern ones.
St Edmunds is a relatively "high" church.
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Julian P Guffogg   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 19 June, 2016
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Church (from Tags)
St Edmunds 
Place (from Tags)
Hunstanton 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 6745 4107 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:56.4539N 0:29.4262E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 6746 4103
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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