St John the Baptist's Church, Tideswell (Altar)

Recent Photograph of St John the Baptist's Church (Altar) (Tideswell)

My earliest memory of this church is of visiting as a child, and seeing two huge ‘candlesticks’ (about 6 feet tall) on either side of the altar. There have been times since when I've wondered whether I imagined them, but no, this photograph shows what I must have seen - two pillars containing statues on either side of the Altar.

The Tomb in the foreground belongs to Sir Sampson Meverell.

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)

Image contributed by Alf Beard on 26th April 2004.
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