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organ_125THE ORGAN – This was built in 1831 by James Bruce of Edinburgh for St Andrew’s R.C. Chapel Dumfries, although some documents say it was built for St Andrew’s Pro-cathedral, Dumfries. Read More

 

The brasses. This Brass commemorating Joan, Lady Cromwell, who died in 1479 is one of three major canopied figures now in the north transept of the church of Holy Trinity, Tattershall, Lincolnshire.  Details here. Advice on Brass Rubbing

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Picture credit: Richard Crfot (Wikimedia Creative Commons)Tattershall Castle – A dramatic 15th century red-brick tower, with six floors to explore. The castle was built in the 15th century by Ralph, 3rd Lord Cromwell, Lord Treasurer of England, on the site of a previous 13th century castle. The centerpiece of the surviving ruins is the 110 foot tall red-brick medieval keep tower. The Castle is now a National Trust property.

Tom_thumb_1_125wTom Thumb.  Near the font is a plaque marking the grave of Tattershall’s legendary resident, Tom Thumb, who was just 47 cm tall and died in 1620, aged 101. His tiny house can be seen on the roof of another, larger house in the village.

 

The Great Eastern Window. Holy Trinity Tattershall once had some of the finest stained and painted glass in England.  Read More

 

 


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