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St Swithun - Leadenham, Lincolnshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 53° 03.299 W 000° 34.987
30U E 661978 N 5881117
Quick Description: St Swithun's church in Leadenham
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 3/21/2015 12:22:01 PM
Waymark Code: WMNJ4E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
"St Swithun's is built mainly in the Decorated style, with a Perpendicular recessed spire and north porch. The chancel ceiling was painted by Pugin in 1841 while on a visit to the Reverend Bernard Smith. A general restoration took place in 1861 by J H Hakewill.
The tower is of four stages with a battlemented parapet. In the angle between the chancel and the vestry is a battlemented stair turret, and the openings for the rood-stair can be seen in the south-east corner of the nave. A piscina can be found in the chancel, and another in the north aisle.
Stained glass in this church dates to circa 1500-25 and consists of a Te Deum Window purchased in Belgium in 1827 by the Reverend at the time, probably originating from a Rouen atelier (workshop). It represents the Lord's Session in Glory, three-fold office of Christ: Priest, King and Prophet."

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Building Materials: Stone

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