TF9434 : St Mary's church - C13 font

taken 14 years ago, near to Great Snoring, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Mary's church - C13 font
St Mary's church - C13 font
And large Commandment Board above, on north wall. St Mary's church > Link - Link - Link was extensively restored during Victorian times: roof and benches date from this time, with C16 poppyheads affixed to the late Victorian benches. There is a huge Commandment Board above the blocked north doorway, the text executed in 'black letter' script, the paintings depicting the four Evangelists and their symbols, and Aaron and Moses (seen here). The C18 carved communion rails > Link were presumably made by a local carpenter. Older survivals are the C13 font (seen here) and angle piscina in the south aisle; the largely original C15 rood screen consists of six panels, one of which depicts the Holy Trinity, the other the Virgin Mary > Link - Link - Link. Fragments of medieval glass are set into the chancel windows and there are several C17 monuments on the chancel wall > Link. On the sanctuary floor there is a damaged brass to Sir Ralph Shelton (d. 1424) and his wife Alice > Link. The church organ > Link was made in 1867 by William Denman of York, who made two organs for Norfolk churches: the other one was destroyed during WW2. The church is open every day. For more information see: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 June, 2008   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 17 June, 2008
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 945 345 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.3770N 0:53.3925E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 945 345
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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