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    Cool Segenhoe Church, June 2015


    This one has been on here before but I was in the area for a photography trip so decided to stop off.

    Segenhoe was the parish church until 1855 and the earliest mention of it was 1189, but it is believed to be earlier, potentially sometime after the Norman Conquest of 1066.

    As with other churches, it changed over the years leaving the ruin that is left today, a roofless relic of a time long gone.

    It wasn't an especially pleasant day weather wise so I am not overly happy my results, but given I made the effort to go there I thought it worth posting a report anyway.

    On to the photos.


    You can see in this image the different phases of its use. The changes in architecture being clearly visible.


    Some of the old timber window frames remain, I couldn't guess whether they are originals or not.


    Windows in the older part of the church.


    Through the church.


    Columns to the north arcade. There is some evidence that they aimed to do this on the other side, but for whatever reason this was abandoned after installing one column.


    Send in the congregation.


    Arch of the north arcade.


    What's left of a staircase which must have gone to the roof or an upper gallery at some point in the church's life.


    Bell tower. Judging from the start of an arch to the right, this was a later addition to the original church structure.




    The church yard appears to have remained in use until fairly recently. It seemed to be the route of a fun run happening that day, which to me seemed slightly odd. Again you can see evidence of the earlier entrances to the left of the tower.

    That's all for this one, I will post something other than churches so I don't get a reputation as "the church guy".

    Hope you like.

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    Nice one mate. Really well composed photos.
    Spot on, thanks for sharing :)
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    Lovely pics, I enjoyed it, Thanks
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    Nicely photographed. I liked this one.

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    Brilliant stuff, just love a ruined church.
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    Nice one rockfordstone, I enjoyed your photos - thanks :)
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