The medieval timber framed beauty of St. Werburgh’s Warburton
More pics here:
“ At the centre of all that, the tower at Saint Giles remains a beacon of humanity and memorial to the community that built and worshipped in it. A reminder of the toils of the mason, roofer and painter that constructed, protected and augmented the walls.
More words on Saint Giles Imber:
“ There are few buildings where you are made conscious of a time when human beings were in harmony with their environment, and had an inherent understanding of their part in the world.
More words on the remarkable Upton Cressett
“ This church is the antithesis of the grand country parish with tombs full of Fontesque’s; and whilst there are distinctive formal memorials to the makers and shakers of their day - the most noticeable monuments are those that are ‘accidental’.
Words on the remarkable church of St. James, Cameley more here
“ Light and movement and graphic illustration in a celebration of the skill and prowess of the living throughout the hundreds of years of community life.
Processing the pics for St. Mary Pitstone - fond memories
Working on the pics of Chandos Mausoleum at the mo. Here is the interior of St. Lawrence, Little Stanmore, London which is home to the Chandos Mausoleum - Classical interior is tart as your stylistic senses adjust from the Gothic exterior.
“ Its Gothic architecture primevally rooted in our recent memory; and branching off: an alien thing in the form of a Classical Mausoleum - striking in its contrast and wondrous in its execution.
Working on the pics of the Chandos Mausoleum at the moment. Here’s the story behind the days shoot
“ Some churches make me feel like the Highlander character in the film - I get sustainance and energy from the cultural gems on display; and I feel like a voyeur as I peep through the layers of history to our ancestors toils, fears and endeavours. This is such a church.
Saint Thomas a Becket, Capel Saint Thomas, Kent (visited on 23 Feb 2011) Continued..
“ Back home after photographing the last church at Imber in the Churches Conservation Trust commission. The commission started in the depths of winter this year and I will be re-visiting some of the posts from that time over the next few days