SK6280 : West Door

taken 4 months ago, near to Scofton, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

West Door
West Door
West Door of St. John's church at Scofton-with-Osberton Link with Savile and Foljambe heraldic motifs, including an owl Link and a cat Link. Popular local tradition asserts that these were the inspiration for Edward Lear's nonsense poem 'The Owl and the Pussycat'.
St. John the Evangelist, Scofton-with-Osberton

Grade II listed Romanesque Revival Scofton and Osberton Parish church, built in 1833 as a private chapel by architect Ambrose Poynter for George Savile Foljambe of Osberton Hall, as a memorial to his late wife Harriet Emily Mary Foljambe, nee Milner, who died giving birth to their only child, a son. The three light east window is by Thomas Willement in 1834. It became the parish church in 1876, restored 1970/1.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Thursday, 20 May, 2021
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6282 8032 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:18.9657N 1:3.5104W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6281 8031
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Church  Grade I Listed  Grade I Listed Church  Doorway 

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