TG3121 : St Swithin's church

taken 12 years ago, near to Ashmanhaugh, Norfolk, Great Britain

This is 1 of 3 images, with title St Swithin's church in this square
St Swithin's church
St Swithin's church
St Swithin's church is very small, with its round tower (rebuilt in 1849) being the narrowest in England; the church is extensively restored. Medieval survivals are a couple of benches and bench ends with (restored) animal carvings > Link ; the bench next to the south doorway carries the date 1531; it and has carvings depicting shields and initials, and the symbols of the wounds of Christ > Link. The tomb chest of Honor Bacon who, in 1591, died on the morning of her wedding day, is located in the southeastern corner of the sanctuary > Link. The east window, dating from the early 19th century, is by William Morris & Co > Link. The church is open every day. For more information see: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 4 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Monday, 26 May, 2008
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 314 211 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.3200N 1:25.6371E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 314 211
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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