St Giles Church - Desborough - Northant's
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 26.376 W 000° 49.200
30U E 648178 N 5812168
Quick Description: Gargoyles at St Giles Church Desborough,Northant's.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/5/2013 2:37:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMG2WP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 1

Long Description:
The gargoyles are high up on the tower of this fine GradeII church of St Giles In Desborough.

The Church is the oldest surviving building in the town having been built in about 1225 AD. It is believed to stand on the site of an earlier Saxon church. Relics of the town's history including part of an Anglo-Saxon cross carved from stone, a Tudor rood screen and reminders of the Civil War. Close by the church is the 18th century Church House the 19th century Desborough House with its stucco and Doric pillars, now the Services Club.
Water spout is used: yes

Condition: Lightly Weathered

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