St Edmund's Church, Abbess Roding

Church Details


Visited
03/04/2005
Locking Status
Open during daytime hours - this can vary though - so avoid very early or very late attempts to visit.
Website
http://www.essexinfo.net/southrodingschurches/

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External Images

St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - From this SE view can be seen the C15 chancel in front of the C14 nave.
The E window is the result of the 1867 restoration.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - The W tower is also a result of the 1867 restoration.

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Internal Images

St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - Full view of the church to the E.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - The chancel and altar.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - This view of the nave, looking W from the chancel shows the nave roof tie beams, which are supported on arched braces.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - Looking across the nave, to the SW.

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Glass Images

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - Stained glass depicting a Bishop and a female saint. This is surrounded by tabernacle-work.

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Monument Images

St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - 


Monument to Sir Gamaliel Capell d. 1613

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - 


Monument to Lady Luckyln d.1633, consisting of a frontal demi-figure, with the 
head resting on one elbow, with a book in the foreground. Behind, two cherubs 
hold open a curtain. The monument has been attributed to Epiphanius Evesham, by 
J. Seymour.

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Miscellaneous Images

St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - Late C12 Norman square font.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - This side of the font shows two flowers and three small roses, along with four smaller flowers in each corner.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - This side of the font shows a Norman foliage trail.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - This side of the font shows a unusual trail shape.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - This side of the font shows two rosettes, a whorl, and the sun.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - The screen has two-light divisions. The mullion is carried up into the apex of the four-centred arch. Each light consists of panel-tracery with an ogee arch below.

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St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - Pulpit with a huge tester.

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Postcard Images

St Edmund, Abbess Roding Church - Supplied by Linda Lees.
From a photo displayed in the church.

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