March 21st, 2018

A day out geocaching with Charlie.
Sturmer, Kedington, Little Wratting, Great Wratting, Little Thurlow, Little Bradley, Great Bradley, Cowlinge, Wickhambrook,
Stansfield, Hawkedon, Boxted, Brockley, Rede, Whepstead, Hawstead, Lawshall and Alpheton.

Gothic script carved in stone on a background of black knapped flint.
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary
Cambered Nave roof. Restored angel carvings to ridge and further wooden figures above capitals.
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary
Wall painting, 1904 by Alexander Jamieson, painted in bone and turpentine on canvas, fixed with white lead and varnish.
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary
Minton tile work
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary
Chancel arch decorated with clustered shafts of Devonshire marble.
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary
Minton tile tilework
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary
Ledger stone of Robert Clark of
Stratford Hall, 1731.
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary.
Perpendicular style pulpit, built in stone with panels of coloured alabaster.
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary.
Ledger stone of Nicholas Brage of
Royden, 1698.
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary.

Font bowl supported on eight marble pillars and decorated with a scene of the apostles. Also inlaided with patterns in coloured marble, 1858.
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary.

Parclose screen.
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary.
Stained glass window
St Mary's Church, Stratford St. Mary
St James Church, Stanstead
Church Micro 2247
Colourful kneelers.
St James Church, Stanstead.
Queen Anne
Royal Coat of Arms.
St James Church, Stanstead.
Ledger stone of Thomas Lloyd Clerk, Rector of this parish, 1735.
St James Church, Stanstead
Tile work of the four evangelists. St Matthew is represented by a winged angel, St Mark a winged lion,
St Luke a winged bull and St John a winged eagle. The Pelican in piety symbolizes the sacrifice of Christ.
St James Church, Stanstead
Stained glass windows
St James Church, Stanstead
St Mary's Church, Glemsford.
Church Micro 383 DNF
The lane outside St Mary's Church, Glemsford. This spot is associated with the Glemsford mob and the reading of the Riot Act, 1885.
St Mary the Virgin, Cavendish.
Church Micro 1894 DNF
Painted ceiling of the sanctuary.
St Mary the Virgin, Cavendish.
Tomb chest of Sir George Colt, d.1570.
St Mary the Virgin, Cavendish.
Painted pipe organ, built by Henry Jones, 1884.
St Mary the Virgin, Cavendish.
16th-century Flemish reredos showing the crucifixion. Set in a frame by Sir Ninian Comper.
St Mary the Virgin, Cavendish.
Stained glass window.
St Mary the Virgin, Cavendish.
Stained glass window
St Mary the Virgin, Cavendish.
Pargeting on The Ancient House, Clare, 1473.
Plaque outside The Ancient House, commemorating the Magna Carta in Clare
1215-2015.
Hatchment to Lieutenant Colonel John Barker, d.1804.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare
George III Royal Coat of Arms.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.
Hatchment to Caroline, wife of Lieutenant Colonel John Barker d.1848.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare
East window with remains of medieval stained glass, including the Sun and the Moon
and the arms of those who restored the chancel in 1617.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare
The Rt Revd Martin Seeley, Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich and The Rt Revd Dr Mike Harrison, Suffragan Bishop of Dunwich. We met the bishops on their 80 mile Lent pilgrimage around the churches of Suffolk.
Charlie checks out the upstairs balcony reserved for the nobility.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.

Today's pilgrimage was 5 miles, from Cavendish St Mary the Virgin, Cavendish to St Peter and St Paul, Kedington.

Clergy stalls, 1617, when chancel was restored. Note, the choir stalls are early C20th designed to match by
Detmar Blow.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.
Jacobean carved choir stalls with poppyheads, 1569.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.
Pews with colourful kneelers.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.
Nave arcades and string course with grotesques.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.
Wall monument to Sir Francis Henry May. d.1922
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.
Stained glass window depicting Faith, Hope and Charity.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.
Commemorative stained glass window to George Digby Barker.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.

Wall monument to Sir George Digby Barker
d. 1914.
Church of St Peter and St Paul, Clare.

Pargeting on The Ancient House, Clare, 1473.
The motte of Clare Castle
VS, Clare
A one handed Turret Clock (pre 1500). Possibly the oldest working clock in Britain.
St John the Baptist, Stoke-by-Clare.

Font displaying heraldic shields.
St John the Baptist,
Stoke-by-Clare.

Christ and the four apostles. 1869.
Stained glass window.
St John the Baptist, Stoke-by-Clare
Brass to the wife of Edward Talcarne d.1605.
St John the Baptist, Stoke-by-Clare
Brass to Edward Talcarne d.1597.
St John the Baptist, Stoke-by-Clare
Stained glass window in memory of Charlotte Elizabeth Elwes, 1879.
St John the Baptist, Stoke-by-Clare
St Leonard's Church, Wixoe
Church Micro 7529
Brick porch with an angled sundial.
St Leonard's Church, Wixoe
C12th Norman south door with scalloped capitals and zig-zag ornamentation on the arch.
St Leonard's Church, Wixoe.

March 21st, 2018 continued

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