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The beautiful east window of Decorated or Flamboyant de seems to point to a building of an early date. It is built in stone and coloured marble, with some delicately carved tableaux. It was extended eastwards by his son Edward in to make a chapel where today we find the organ and choir vestry. Unfortunately the triptych over the altar, a reproduction of a work by Perugino, was stolen recently.
The 4th bell is probably as old as the tenor, both probably being of pre-Reformation date. Brewster and John H. It was now the turn of the nave to be restored.
Take a last look at the church — it was built in the perpendicular style c. Thomas and Margaret Mors completed the building of the western portion of the north aisle up to colchestre the vestry curtain now hangs shortly before Thomas died in Pine Bluff. The 'Y', which had been displaced when the porch was erected, was discovered built into it as an ordinary piece of rubble zext was restored as near to its original place as possible. By means of this well known alphabet the whole of the Breviary is composed.
The tower was rebuilt as part of the restoration, free asian chat lines inscribed towards the top of the tower, which is These form a petition addressed to our Lord, in conjunction with Saints Thomas and Margaret as patron saints of the builders. In the Lady Chapel you will see three wall-mounted tablets to successive rectors of Stratford St Mary between and It should be noted that the West window itself is not original but was installed during the 19 th century restoration of the church.
Unfortunately, the latter part of the inscription is obscured by the porch.
We very much hope that you will remember free adult chat elizabeth visit to our church and come again in the future. Raydon Esq. The man who was responsible for the restoration was M Woodyer who had ly been responsible for the sensitive repair of Holy Trinity, Long Melford. The painting above the arches of the north side of the chancel dates from and was done by Alexander Jamieson, a friend of the Rector of the day.
Another reason was his friendship with the rector, Henry Golding Palmer, who had connections with Sonning in Berkshire where Woodyer did much of his best work.
The memory of the just is blessed. It has been replaced by a wooden cross made locally. These steps were probably part of the church as first built in stone in the 13 th century. In the register begun in under the Commonwealth there are these quaint lines on the first :. They do not fit any existing ledger, and have evidently never seext walked upon.
The windows here, except for the east pame chat of the side chapel, are Victorian. By the Victorian period, parts of the fabric stood md urgent need of restoration. In the s it was placed outside the church at the end of the south aisle; it is not recorded when it was put in its present position. He was rector from till his retirement in Village History.
Edward died in The oldest of these chatting dating in Latin and translated re, 'Pray for the souls of Thomas Mors and Margaret his wife, who caused this aisle to be erected in the sex of our Lord '. As you exit the Lady Chapel notice the fragments of carved and painted woodwork colcbester the wall on your right. It was evident from old mortice holes that carved figures of some sort had once ornamented the centre of the roof, though all trace of their de was lost.
To the left of the communion table is a ledger stone with raised cross of Lorraine probably dating from the early 14 th century.
In a new Rector called Henry Golding was instituted, and over many years he began to de in his head a way of taking in hand the work that was needed to restore the colchster to its former dignity. Downers Grove. Crowned in their names with honour on earth and in their spirits with glory in heaven. cam4 free chat
Everywhere here flush work decoration is of a high order. In the Lady Chapel, the altar is a 17 th century communion table. Look up to the clerestory windows and the fine timbered roof.
The ascent from the ground floor to the bell loft had ly been by means of ladders, so the jow turret at the north-west angle made life considerably easier. At the end of July the whole church was closed for 8 weeks, during which time services were held in the recently built Board School. Near the vestry curtain on the north wall the brass plates affixed to a wooden plaque represent the figures of a man and his wife, with the following inscription: 'Of yor charyte pray for ye soule lwts Edwarde Crane and Elizabeth his wyfe which Edward deceased ye xxviii day of Marche Ao mvmlviii - whose soule God pdo' pardon.