Inside St Mary's Church, Bishops Frome (Nave)

Recent Photograph of Inside St Mary's Church (Nave) (Bishops Frome)

This is a most impressive arcade - which I like, in spite of it being Victorian restoration. The chevron moulding echoes the original on the South Porch doorway.

The Lady Chapel can be seen through the arcade. There are two monuments on its north wall, visible through the first archway, to James GARDINER and Ann ALLCOTT.

Near / this place lie / Interred the
Remains of / James GARDINER
late of Instone Gent
who died June 26th / 1804
Aged 73 Years.

Underneath this Stone / are the Remains of Ann
Wife of the late James ALLCOTT
of Woodcroft, in this Parish.
She Exchanged Time for Eternity
the 9 Day of July 1792
and in the 87 Year of her age
She was remarkable for her Sobriety, dilligence, Fidelity & Humanity
Also Elizh. WHITE Grand-daughter
of the above Ann ALLCOTT,
who died the 16th Day of Feby 1811
aged 50 Years.
Also Elizh. HOMES late of Hopton
Daughter of the above Ann ALLCOTT
who died the 24th Day of Novr 1812
aged 75 Years.

(Information provided by Rosemary Lockie)

Image contributed by Rosemary Lockie on 11th October 2007.
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