October 12th, 2017

A visit to the Rollright Stones and a walk around the grounds of Broughton Castle.
And a few church micros on the way.

The Rollright Stones, Great Rollright.
Gillian walking around the
Rollright Stones.
Great Rollright.
The King's Men.
Part of a set of three Neolithic and Bronze Age megalithic monuments near the village of Great Rollright.
The Whispering Knights.
A dolmen of oolitic limestone used
as a place of burial.
Great Rollright.
The King Stone.
A single monolithic Bronze Age
grave marker.
Great
Rollright.
View overlooking Long Compton from the Rollright Stones.
St Peter & St Paul, Long Compton.
Dating from the 1600's, the Lych Gate is now used by the Compton District Historical Society.
St Peter & St Paul, Long Compton.
Altar frontal and reredos.
St Peter & St Paul, Long Compton.
Painted organ
St Peter & St Paul, Long Compton.
St. Michael's church, Whichford.
Incised alabaster slab of John Merton (1537), Chaplain to Thomas Stanley, Earl of Derby.
St. Michael's church,
Whichford.
Tomb of Nicholas Ashton, 1582.
St. Michael's church,
Whichford
Engrailed Cross, emblem of the de Mohuns. Burial place of John de Mohun, 1323.
St. Michael's church,
Whichford
Crucifixion by Heaton, Butler & Bayne.
St. Michael's church,
Whichford
Cross-stitch, 2004
St Peter & St Paul, Long Compton.
Nativity, East Window.
St. Michael's church,
Whichford
Palimpsest brass of Nicholas Ashton wearing a Geneva Gown, 1582.
St. Michael's, Whichford
John Merton, 1537
St. Michael's,
Whichford
19th century font.
St Peter & St Paul, Long Compton.
Harvest festival.
St Peter & St Paul, Long Compton.
24' cross stitch carpet.
St Peter & St Paul, Long Compton.
St. John the Baptist, Cherington
The nave.
St. John the Baptist, Cherington
Franklin chest tomb with built in piscina. Rich depressed ogee arch with large cusping and much decoration.
St. John the Baptist, Cherington
Decorated for Harvest Festival.
St. John the Baptist, Cherington
St. John the Baptist, Cherington
1870's Font.
St. John the Baptist, Cherington
Royal Coat of Arms
St. John the Baptist, Cherington
Wall monument.
St. John the Baptist, Cherington
Decorated for Harvest Festival.
St. John the Baptist, Cherington
Lych Gate
St George's Church,
Lower Brailes.
St George's Church,
Lower Brailes.
Church Micro 7879
Tomb to Alicia Sheldon, 1896. Adorned with Egyption adornments.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
Close up of frieze
St George's Church,
Lower Brailes.
The Frieze
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
Embroidered altar frontal.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
14th century triple bay sedilia with decorated trefoiled ogee heads.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
Painted organ.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
Tapestry squares screen, 1990
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
Harvest festival decoration.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
Pattern-book font, 1350.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
Embroidered lectern cover.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
Harvest festival decoration
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
250,000 matchstick model of St George's Church, Lower Brailes.
250,000 matchstick model by
Mr. Fred Hall, 1979.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.

250,000 matchstick model created by
Mr. Fred Hall over a 7 year period and completed in 1979.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.

250,000 matchstick model by
Mr. Fred Hall, 1979.
St George's Church, Lower Brailes.

"The Mount"
One of 98 images on the
Epwell Cross stitch.
Saint Anne's Church,
Epwell.

"The Spirit of Epwell"
Cross stitch of Epwell properties.
Saint Anne's Church, Epwell.
"White Hart Cottage"
One of 98 images on the
Epwell Cross stitch.
Saint Anne's Church, Epwell.
Saint Anne's Church, Epwell.
Church Micro 7920
St Martin's Church, Shutford
St Mary the Virgin, Broughton Castle
Broughton Castle
St. Nicholas, Tadmarton.
Medieval fabric
covering chair.
St. Nicholas, Tadmarton.
13th century font with ball flowers and grotesques.
St. Nicholas, Tadmarton.
St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Swalcliffe
Late 19th century Caen stone reredos.
St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Swalcliffe
15th century rood screen.
St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Swalcliffe
Wykeham wall
monument, 1635.
St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Swalcliffe

Heraldic corbels.
St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Swalcliffe

 

Marble wall monument to John Duncombe his Wife Elizabeth, 1645.
St. Peter & St. Paul, Swalcliffe
19th century stained glass window.
St. Peter & St. Paul church, Swalcliffe
19th century stained glass window.
St. Peter & St. Paul church, Swalcliffe
19th century stained glass window.
St. Peter & St. Paul church, Swalcliffe
19th century stained glass window.
St. Peter & St. Paul church, Swalcliffe
19th century stained glass window.
St. Peter & St. Paul church, Swalcliffe

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