2016

TA1004 : All Hallows Church

taken 8 years ago, near to Grasby, Lincolnshire, England

All Hallows Church
All Hallows Church
The outlines of the chancel arch are visible on the inside of the west wall. On each side of it are recesses incorporating re-used 13th-century masonry. In the south wall is a sedilia and in the sanctuary is a piscina, both of which have ogee heads. On the sanctuary floor are Minton tiles. The ceiling dates from the 19th century and is decorated with Latin inscriptions praising the Virgin Mary. The font dates from the 15th century and was formerly in a church at Low Toynton in Lincolnshire. It consists of an octagonal bowl with panels containing carvings of angels, other figures, a Tudor rose, and other flowers. The base is also octagonal, and the stem incorporates carvings of saints. At the base of the altar steps is a ledger slab to the memory of a 14th-century priest. This has a Latin inscription around its margin, and is carved with a cross fleury and a chalice.
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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Religious sites Long Distance Path: Viking Way Church: All Hallows Name: All Hallows Primary Subject: Church Interior other tags: The Viking Way Viking Way Altar Church Altar Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY, 2016 Automatic Clusters: · Altar [6] · Font [6] · Latin Inscriptions [5] · Cross [4] · Piscina [3] · Ledger [2] ·
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Photographer
Andy Stephenson   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 June, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 June, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 10227 04339 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.4499N 0:20.3263W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 10227 04339
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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