TG1022 : St Mary's church - Kerdiston tomb

taken 15 years ago, near to Reepham, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Mary's church - Kerdiston tomb
St Mary's church - Kerdiston tomb
Three churches share the same churchyard: Reepham's church of St. Mary is joined by its choir vestry to St. Michaelís (its tower facing the Market Place,) once serving the parish of Whitwell, and a third church, All Saints, which served the parish of Hackford. All Saints church was destroyed in the fire of 1543 and all that remains is a short section of wall, covered by vegetation, in the southwestern corner of the churchyard > TG1022 : Remains of All Saints Church.

Services are being held at St Michael's > Link - Link - Link at least three times a month and the church is also used for social and fundraising events; presently closed to the public, a redevelopment group is seeking to modernise the interior of the building (with the backing of the PCC) and it is hoped that the chancel will be open after the refurbishment, as a quiet place for people to go and also to provide an opportunity for viewing the Art Nouveau window by Reginald Framton - the window forms part of the war memorial for Whitwell and Hackford.

St Mary's church > TG1022 : St Mary's church - chancel - TG1022 : St Mary's church - east window - TG1022 : St Mary's church - view west, extensively restored in the 19th century, is open every day. The perhaps most noteworthy survival from medieval times is an altar tomb to Sir William de Kerdiston, on a bed of stones (seen here). The square font dates from Norman times > TG1022 : St Mary's church - baptismal font. For more information see: LinkExternal link
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TG1022, 165 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 27 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 April, 2008
Category
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 101 228 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:45.7522N 1:6.7847E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 101 228
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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