St Michael's church, Edenham :: Shared Description

Grade I listed
The church retains some Anglo Saxon work and stands on a man-made plateau.
It has a western tower, clerestoried nave, aisles, chancel and south porch. Tower is 16th C., aisle and nave roofs are 15th Century with angel carvings (and green dragons!),
13th C chancel arch, restored in 1808. There is a 12th C doorway bought from a chapel of ease at Scottlethorpe in 1967.
There is a Romanesque font from 12th C. although it may be recut or of a more recent date.
There are 2 14th C effigies, a civilian and a Knight, also monuments to the Heathcote family from Normanton, before it was flooded to create Rutland Water.
Also monuments to the Willoughby and Bertie families.
Externally there are some fine gargoyles and grotesques.
The churchyard contains several old cedar trees.
by Julian P Guffogg
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TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels:  Norman doorway by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Memorial to 3rd & 4th Dukes of Ancaster, Edenham church by J.Hannan-Briggs
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: Votive Candles by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: Tabernacle lamp and Aumbry by Bob Harvey
TF0621 :  Church of St Michael and All Angels:  Roof angel by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels:  War Memorial by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Cedrus libani by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : The death of a Prince by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: Gargoyles by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : St.Michael's nave by Richard Croft
TF0621 : St.Thomas a Becket by Richard Croft
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: list of clergy by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: Finial on porch by Bob Harvey
TF0621 :  St Michael's church: Chancel Arch by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Cedrus libani Damage by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : St.Michael's chancel by Richard Croft
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: The Organ by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: Christmas Crib by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Memorial to Richard Bertie, Edenham Church by J.Hannan-Briggs
TF0621 : View of the dead by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: repaired frieze by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : 13th century lady by Richard Croft
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: The Font by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: new stonework by Bob Harvey
TF0621 : Church of St Michael and All Angels: tower door by Bob Harvey

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Created: Sun, 30 Sep 2012, Updated: Tue, 9 Oct 2012

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