Inside St Michael's Church, Urchfont (2)

Recent Photograph of Inside St Michael's Church (2) (Urchfont)

Two light windows in every second bay but what appears to be a 19th century window at the east end. The central bosses are carved with figures, including one of a mermaid holding a mirror, the side bosses are foliage, like the capitals of the chancel arch. It is a splendid quality piece and when built it must have been awesome. Today it appears a little too low when viewed from the nave, probably thanks to the latter receiving a clerestory later. Also some good monuments - one with “Mr Punch”), and you have enough to keep you entertained in this church for an hour or so!

(Information provided by Phil Draper)

Image contributed by Phil Draper on 6th March 2006.
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