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Porch Light

By Philip_H
Illuminated by the porch light, this is the striking south doorway of St Mary's church, Kirkburn in the East Riding of Yorkshire. After the church at Newbald, this is considered the best Norman parish church in the ERoY. The south doorway has 3 orders of big columns, volute and spiral capitals, beakhead and zigzag in the arch, also zigzag meeting at right angles, and a hoodmould of oblong panels with beasts, human figures, etc.

Thanks for all C&C's on my p/f.

Best wishes,

Tags: Architecture Lamp Norman Doorway Porch Zigzag St marys church East Riding of Yorkshire Kirkburn Beakhead

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CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
10 Feb 2012 6:32PM
A beautiful stone porchway, Philip, stonemasons certainly took a pride in their work in those days. Carol

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helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2012 10:06AM
Beautifully made - wonderful example of Norman skill

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