Monthly Archives: March 2014

Barton’s Cottage, Woodbridge, Suffolk

Bernard Barton (1784–1849) was known as the Quaker poet. He lived most of his life in this cottage in Woodbridge where he worked as a bank clerk. Lamp of our feet LAMP of our feet whereby we trace Our path … Continue reading

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Tide Mill, Woodbridge

Historic feature on the estuary at Woodbridge, Suffolk.

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The Light of the World

The Light of the World is an allegorical painting by William Holman Hunt representing the figure of Jesus preparing to knock on an overgrown and long-unopened door, illustrating Revelation 3:20: “Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if any … Continue reading

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Memorial Glass

The stained glass at St Mary’s Church, Kettlewell, Yorkshire is another treasure. The Holdsworth windows were made at the William Morris (Westminster) Ltd. factory. They commemorate John and Michael Holdsworth of Scargill House. The larger window is dedicated to the … Continue reading

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St George’s Church, Doncaster

Sir George Gilbert Scott’s great Victorian gothic revival masterpiece at Doncaster. Completed in 1858 and replacing the medieval church completely destroyed by fire in 1853. The church was inaugurated as a Minster Church on 17th June 2004. The tower is … Continue reading

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Lent

Lent Put on the purple, take out the flowers, Journey remarked by the ash on our heads. Wait in a circle, to focus our worship. Sign of the cross for the Lent time ahead. Time for reflection, Christ in the … Continue reading

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Sir Arthur Sullivan

Memorial to the composer, Sir Arthur Sullivan 1842-1900, in the Victoria Embankment Gardens, London. Regarded as the finest British composer of the 19th century, his comic opera style served as a model for the generations of musical theatre composers that … Continue reading

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