April 16th, 2018

Another day out with Charlie on the church micro trail.
Middleton, Essex, Great Henny, Lamarsh, Alphamstone, Pebmarsh,

All Saints Church, Middleton, Essex
Painted pipe organ by J.W. Walker London, 1852.
All Saints Church, Middleton, Essex
1. Italian, C17th. The Annunciation, 1882 an oil-on-canvas by Andrea Schiavone
2. Incised slab of James Samson dressed in vestments, rector in 1349.
3. Gilt reredos depicting The Last Supper.
All Saints Church, Middleton, Essex.
Monumental brass of William and Anne Fyscher with 6 sons and 9 daughters, c.1530.
St Mary's Church, Great Henny.
Altar Frontal,
St Mary's Church, Great Henny.
10 bay, C15th rood screen.
Church of the Holy Innocents, Lamarsh.
Altar and tiled reredos.
Church of the Holy Innocents, Lamarsh.
2. George II Royal Coat of Arms, 1743.
3. C12th square bowl font of Purbeck marble with C17th domed oak cover.
Church of St Barnabas, Alphamstone
St John the Baptist, Pebmarsh
Church Micro 682 DNF
Altar.
St John the Baptist, Pebmarsh
George I Royal Coat of Arms
St John the Baptist, Pebmarsh
1. Coat of Arms of Elizabeth Coke, 2nd daughter, of John Duke of Colchester, Elizabeth died in childbirth, 1645.
2. C19th octagonal font
3. Monumental brass of Sir William Fitzralph, c.1323,
St John the Baptist, Pebmarsh
VS, Pebmarsh.
St John the Baptist, Pebmarsh
VS Pebmarsh, displaying the brass of Sir William Fitzralph, c.1323.
St John the Baptist, Little Maplestead
Originally a chapel of The Knights Hospitallers. c.1340.
Church Micro 489
Tiled floor and painted ceiling of
St John the Baptist, Little Maplestead
Lunchtime at
St John the Baptist, Little Maplestead
2. The Deane Chapel. Alabaster effigy of Sir John Deane, d.1625. A muzzled bear at his feet and above are
kneeling figures of his widow, 2 sons and 4 daughters.
3. The Deane Chapel. Effigy of Anne Drury wife of Sir John Deane d.1633. Alabaster effigy of Anne's son,
Sir Dru Deane d.1634. His head rests on matting and his feet rest on a muzzled bear.
St Andrew's Church, Halstead
Church Micro 4204
Chancel of St Andrew's Church, Halstead.
Brass on a Purbeck marble slab of Bartholomew, 3rd lord Bourchier d. 1409. On the left, his first wife Margaret Sutton and on the right, his second wife Idonea Lovey.
Chancel decoration completed in 1899 by Sir Arthur Blomfield.
St Andrew's Church, Halstead.
Reredos, 1893.
St Andrew's Church, Halstead.
Chancel decoration completed in 1899 by Sir Arthur Blomfield.
St Andrew's Church, Halstead.
1. Tomb chests with effigies of John de Bourchier, Justice of the Kings Bench, d.1328 and his wife Helen of Colchester, daughter of Walter de Colchester.
The lower part of the tomb belonged to
Robert Lord Bourchier, first Chancellor of England in 1340 and fought with Prince Edward at the battle of Crecy in 1346. Robert died of the Black Death in 1349. His wife Margaret was daughter of Sir Thomas Prayers of Sible Hedingham.
2. The canopied C15th chalk tomb belonging to
John 2nd lord Bourchier, d.1400 and his second wife Elizabeth Coggeshall.
3. Close up of John 2nd lord Boeurchier and his wife Elizabeth Coggeshall.
St Francis of Assisi, Halstead.
Church Micro 4319
Tulips.
Halstead Cemetery Chapel.
Magnolia in the garden of the Old Schoolhouse, Greenstead Green
Chancel screen.
St James the Great, Greenstead Green
Altar from left : St Andrew, St Matthew, St Mark, Christ in Majesty, St Luke, St John and St James.
St James the Great, Greenstead Green.
Octagonal font with a crenellated and crocketed wooden cover.
St James the Great, Greenstead Green.
Model of church.
St James the Great, Greenstead Green.
Octagonal stone pulpit with
statuettes of Christ and the Evangelist.
St James the Great, Greenstead Green.
St Andrew's Church, White Colne
Church Micro 1611 DNF
VS, Wakes Colne.
Church Micro 681
George II Royal Coat of Arms, 1742
Chappel Viaduct carries the Gainsborough Line, a short branch
linking Marks Tey in Essex to Sudbury in Suffolk.
VS, Aldham
George IV Royal Coat of Arms,
by Joseph Wallis, Ironworks.
St Barnabus Church, Great Tey.
Altar Frontal altar on a 17th century
communion table.
St Barnabus Church, Great Tey.
C16th ‘Armada’chest.
St Barnabus Church, Great Tey.
The Barn Brasserie, Great Tey.
C16th thatched barn. Wedding venue
and fine dining.
Interior of church showing numerous C13th and C14th medieval wall paintings.
St James the Less, Little Tey.
Wall painting of St Christopher.
St James the Less,
Little Tey.
Wooden font c.1500.
St Andrew's Church,
Marks Tey
All Saints Church, Fordham
Church Micro 694
Carved eagle lectern
St Andrew's Church, Wormingford.
Altar and reredos.
St Andrew's Church, Wormingford.
1. Memorial brass of man identified as either Thomas Bowden or Radus Rydale, c1460.
2. Reverse engraving of a civilian and his two wives.
3. Memorial brass of a civilian and his two wives, c.1590.
4. Royal Coat of Arms.
St Andrew's Church, Wormingford.
Charlie finds the cache.
Another church micro in the bag.
April 16th, 2018 continued

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