Gargoyles, St.Mary's Church, Buxhall, Suffolk. IP14 3DJ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman
N 52° 10.845 E 000° 55.687
31U E 358345 N 5783165
Quick Description: There are four grotesque gargolyes on this C14th church tower.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/4/2016 2:31:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMT6PW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
This large, late C14th west tower has a large three-light west window and four grotesque gargoyles. Built on a plinth and with four stages each with a string course the diagonal buttresses and the plinth have chequer patterning in flushwork. The ringing chamber at the first stage and reached by a spiral stair at the south-east corner of the tower has an original floor supported on massive arch braces and corbels carved with grotesques. The bell chamber, with a ring of six bells, is at the fourth level and has a two-light opening on each side. The parapet is crenellated.
Water spout is used: yes

Condition: Lightly Weathered

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