Thursday, 5 May 2011

Blog 151

These are a few photographs from a visit to Elvaston Parish Church on Wednesday evening 4th May 2011, with members of Aston on Trent Local History Group.

Dramitically lit organ loft

Musket ball holes in the north wall of the church. Fired by Cromwell's parliamentarians

Carved fronts in the choir stalls

Carved lid of an oak chest

Paneling at the front of the pulpit

Harrington crest on the entrance to a under floor vault

Jane Lady Crawford's vault in the nave

Linenfold carved cupboards in the vestry

On the south side of the chancel is a beautifully-executed recumbent figure, by Westmacott, of Algernon Russell Gayleard Stanhope, who died in 1847, aged nine years.

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