Pulpit - St Margaret of Antioch - South Elmham St Margaret, Suffolk, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 24.289 E 001° 24.043
31U E 391204 N 5807267
Quick Description: Pulpit in the church of St Margaret of Antioch, South Elmham St Margaret.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 9/10/2020 12:06:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM133WA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Long Description:
A hexagonal oak pulpit on the north side of the chancel arch in the church of St Margaret of Antioch, South Elmham St Margaret. It is set upon a tapering base, end on looking like a 'wine glass' type, but lengthwise extends to the east wall to give full support to the pulpit. The panels are decorated in the style of (in my opinion) late perpendicular windows, with tracery. If the decoration is contemporary, then it dates the pulpit to the late 15th or early 16th century Tudor period.

Also of interest are some preserved medieval bench ends, with poppyheads, along the west end of the north wall of the nave. They are slightly smaller than their 19th century (ca.1875) counterparts.
Times available for viewing: Daytime hours

Entrance fee (if applicable), local currency: 0

Approximate age of artefact (Year): Not listed

Relevant website: Not listed

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