SX1251 : Buttress and arch, Church of St Finbarr

taken 6 months ago, near to Fowey, Cornwall, Great Britain

Buttress and arch, Church of St Finbarr
Buttress and arch, Church of St Finbarr
Church of St Finbarr, Fowey
The Parish Church of Fowey. It was built in the early 14th century and rededicated in 1336, replacing a previous Norman church. The church was damaged by the French in 1457, and repaired in 1460 and the aisles and the clerestory may be additions of the 15th century. The tower dates from the 16th century.
Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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Fowey
Fowey is a small town at the mouth of the River Fowey in south Cornwall. The town has been in existence since before 1300; the estuary of the River Fowey forms a natural harbour which enabled the town to become an important trading centre.
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SX1251, 343 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 12 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 1252 5169 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:20.1138N 4:38.1476W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 1252 5169
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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