Archive for September, 2021


Warmington – St. Michael

   Posted by: churches    in Stratford-upon-Avon District, Warwickshire

View of nave and south aisle Interior view of nave

The church nave is from the C12, with a late C13 south aisle. The north aisle and chancel are from C14, including the priests room.

Font Corbel head Corbel head

Font and corbel heads.

East window nativity and Supper at Emmaus Prestation in the temple, and Mary of Magdalene recognising the Ressurected Jesus

Clayton and Bell, can be found at St Michael’s church Warmington, Warwickshire. The four scenes show the descent from the cross; the Resurrection; the Ascension; and the Descent of the holy spirit. In the tracery St Michael is shown defeating the dragon. The church contains two other Clayton and Bell stained glass windows, one depicting the Nativity and Supper at Emmaus in separate lights. The other window of two lights depicts the Presentation of Jesus in the temple, and Mary of Magdalene recognising the Ressurected Jesus.

Baptism of christ and Scene of Jesus with children

The other stained glass window is probably by Frank Holt of Warwick, the partner of William Holland.

Memorial to Childrem of Rev William Harrision Children of William Harrison that died of scarlet fever

Two memorials to the children of Rev William Harrison. The first commemorates four sons, the second two children who died within 11 days of scarlet fever.

Exterior view of St Luke Cold Higham Tomb recess

St Luke’s church at Cold Higham is a C13 building with a Norman saddleback roof tower. Currently on the “Heritage At Risk Register” which states that “structural movement to the east end has occurred leaving the masonry vulnerable to water ingress and there is erosion of all ironstone; this is a particular concern at high level on the tower.” On the outside wall on the south side of of the chancel is a C14 tomb recess.

C17 headstone C17 headstone

The church yard contains a number of C17 and C18 grave stones.

Curvilinear window Leper's squint Interior

The three light curvilinear east window dates from the early C14, and the south wall has a leper squint into the south chapel, which is now blocked by the tomb monument to Sir John de Patteshall (d1349). The nave is of 4 bays.

Patteshall effigyPatteshall effigy head

The tomb consists of an effigy of a cross legged knight made from oak, with the knights feet resting on a lion.

Matha stained glass Matthew and Mark stained glass

There are two windows containing victorian stained glass a 1-light window of Matha and Mary with Jesus, and a 2-light window depicing Mattew and Mark.

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Aston Flamville – St. Peter

   Posted by: churches    in Blaby District, Leicestershire

Exterior view of churchNorman window

The church of St. Peter at Aston Flamville retains in C13 chancel and a Norman window in the nowth wall. The rest of the church was rebuilt in the 1873/4.

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