All Saints Church - Narborough - Norfolk
Posted by: Norfolk12
N 52° 41.167 E 000° 34.949
31U E 336598 N 5840097
Quick Description: This church built c 1377 has features of many periods, but it is most notable for its monuments and brasses which reveal so much about the people who worshipped here centuries ago.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/26/2012 1:51:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMEA91
The Monuments are of :
1. Sir Clement Spelman 1607 and his wife have a large wall monument showing them reclining and resting on their elbows, both wearing ruffs; a kneeling figure of a child and a baby in it’s cot are also included.
2. Sir John Spelman , 1662 at W of nave has black marble top with heraldic arms, skull, cherubs etc.
The font is perpendicular period with fleurons alternating with shields on the 8 sides. The shields feature a Star of Bethlehem, IHS, Cross with ring of glory, Crown and sword crossed with a palm branch.
Approximate Age of Artefact: various 1660's
Relevant Website: Not listed
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