Churches - interesting

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Re: Churches - interesting

Postby ossie » 6 Oct 2019, 7:23pm

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Saint Nicholas Church, Little Braxted, Essex en route to Harwich, August this year. I often seek out churches when I need a break.
This was built in 1120.

https://www.essexinfo.net/littlebraxted ... -nicholas/

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NATURAL ANKLING
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Re: Churches - interesting

Postby NATURAL ANKLING » 6 Oct 2019, 7:48pm

Hi,
Branscombe church south devon, St Winifred's.
Saw this on my coastal ride, worth a picture.
Has some unusual features in and outside.
Some history, like a lot of churches.
https://www.britainexpress.com/counties ... scombe.htm
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Re: Churches - interesting

Postby rjb » 6 Oct 2019, 8:00pm

This is where the impercuneous go on Sundays. :lol:
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Re: Churches - interesting

Postby Sweep » 6 Nov 2019, 10:54pm

foxyrider wrote:I- worth knowing if you are out on a cold wet day and need to take shelter for a bit too!

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Yes, great for that. Even if the church is closed, the porches are very often open, with handy bench seats either side. Or, at the very least, the lych gate. Stood out a few downpours in those.
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Re: Churches - interesting

Postby colin54 » 7 Nov 2019, 8:03am

Saint James, Westhead, has this outdoor facility made from 3 panels of pierced cast iron, with a
cast representation of a bear's head at top left. It looks Victorian or Edwardian I would guess.
The piercing almost looks like a celtic knot. It has a useful instruction cast on the inside.
Has anyone else seen one of these ?
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