TF3024 : Church of All Saints: Royal Arms

taken 2 years ago, near to Moulton, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Church of All Saints: Royal Arms
Church of All Saints: Royal Arms
Above the Devil's door in the North Aisle.
This is a generic set of Royal Arms, said to be designed for 1977 Silver Jubilee.
Church of All Saints, Moulton
The present church dates from about 1180, though the church guide book says there may have been a wooden Saxon church nearby before that. There was a lot of work in the 14th and early 15th century, in 1777, and a restoration in 1868.

The church is that astonishing thing, a grade I listed building, and deservedly so. The listing can be found at LinkExternal link

The church largely escaped the attention of the Iconoclasts, and has an original carved Rood screen said to date from about 1425.

There is an astonishing "Adam and Eve" font of 1719 whose pillar is supported by statues of our supposed progenitors. Traces of the paint applied in 1800 can still be seen on the carved panels of this font. It was carved after a design of Grinling Gibbons by William Tudd. The Gibbons original is in St James' Piccadilly, London.




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TF3024, 211 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement 
Date (from Tags)
1977 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church Detail 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 3070 2412 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:47.9289N 0:3.7716W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 3070 2411
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Grade I Listed Church 

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