TL3655 : Looking east in St Andrew's Church

taken 3 months ago, near to Toft, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Looking east in St Andrew's Church
Looking east in St Andrew's Church
The south arcade and chancel arch date from around 1400 but along with the rest of the church were reconstructed in 1863 when the north aisle was also added, reusing some of the old material. The east window contains figures by the mid-Victorian glazier Charles Clutterbuck, originally in the chapel of Christ's College in Cambridge but removed here in 1912, and seen in detail in John Salmon's photo TL3655 : St Andrew, Toft - Stained glass window; Norman Scarfe's Shell Guide of 1983 describes them as dreadful.

New hangings with scenes from the ministry of Jesus have brightened this interior since John's visit in 2012 TL3655 : St Andrew, Toft - East end. Wooden angels from the reset 15th-century roof point to the inscription over the arch which reads "Behold, I bring you good tidings, good tidings of great joy."

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Date Taken
Friday, 16 April, 2021   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 17 April, 2021
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church Interior 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 3624 5578 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.0070N 0:0.5207W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 3622 5577
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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