Monthly Archives: October 2014

Poppy Fields at the Tower of London

A moving tribute to the more than 900,000 British soldiers killed in the First World War. Advertisements

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Luton War Memorial

Memorial of Portland Stone erected in 1922 to the design of Sir Reginald Blomfield. Stepped plinth with added cast bronze panels commemorating the dead of the Second World War. The body of the monument is inscribed on four sides with … Continue reading

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All Saints’ Church, Cambridge

This ‘new’ All Saints church was built on Jesus College land in 1863-64. The architect was George Frederick Bodley (1827-1907), a pupil of George Gilbert Scott. He used a Gothic Decorated style based on English examples of c. 1300-20. The … Continue reading

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Christ Ascending – Ashwell Church

The great rood has been replaced by a cross with a figure of The Risen Christ. This was specially created for St Mary’s Church, Ashwell by John Mills, President of the Royal Society of British Sculptors.

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More Medieval Graffiti in Ashwell Church

Drawing of Old St Paul’s Cathedral on the wall of the tower at St Mary’s Church, dated from between 1360 (when St Mary’s tower was built) and 1561 (when the spire of Old St Paul’s fell down).

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Medieval Graffiti at Ashwell

Medieval graffiti inside the tower at St Mary’s Church, Ashwell – recording the Great Plague of 1348 and the Great Wind of 1361.

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Ashwell Church

Beautiful medieval carvings in St Mary’s Church, Ashwell.

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