Sedilia - St Mary - Broomfleet, East Riding of Yorkshire
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N 53° 44.044 W 000° 39.896
30U E 654024 N 5956465
Sedilia in the south chancel wall of St Mary's church, Broomfleet.
Waymark Code: WM120RB
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 01/26/2020
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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"This is one of the smallest churches by John Loughborough Pearson (1817-97), constructed in 1860-1 at the expense of Elizabeth Barnard of South Cave. It stands in a pleasant little one-street village, which confounds one’s expectations after driving across the windswept expanse of Walling Fen to within a mile of the Humber estuary. One imagines Elizabeth Barnard took pride in this little community, for she engaged for this small job, one of the most notable church architects of the day, albeit one with local connections. What she got for her money was a simple nave and chancel, to which Pearson added stature by the provision of a N. porch tower.

Inside the church, the chancel arch is double-flat-chamfered with the inner order dying into the jambs. The chancel furnishings are very simple: the sedilia is formed of three separate arches with a flat chamfer round the heads."

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Approximate Age of Artefact: 1861

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