All Saints' Church, Ashfordby, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 45.804 W 000° 57.117
30U E 638187 N 5847917
Quick Description: Ashfordby, thirteen miles from Leicester and sited in the Wreak valley by the Eye river. The village was known for its large scale coal mining operation which started in 1984 but closed in 1997 due to the low price of coal and geological difficulties
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 6/2/2013 3:01:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMH75A
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Jyrki&Sari
Views: 3

Long Description:
The church consists of a west tower, north & south aisle, nave, south porch and south trancept and a chancel. The ironstone west tower has battlements, pinnacles, great gargoyles and a fine recessed spire and dates to the Perpendicular period (1380-1520). The clerestory windows also date to this period as well as the roof which has supporting wooden angels on corbels along the nave.
Building Materials: Stone

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