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Discover Leicester’s City Churches

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Discover Leicester’s City Churches

It seems many months ago that we were asked to help in supplying photography for an initiative in Leicester to promote our historical churches. Various groups and churches have produced a booklet and we supplied the photography for each of the chosen churches. You can download the PDF by clicking the image below and find out more on Go Leicestershire’s website. Go Leicestershire...

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Leicestershire Magazine March 2011

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Leicestershire Magazine March 2011

This article published in the Leicestershire Magazine March 2011 We probably pass one every day without a second look. They are usually the oldest structure in every village, town and city. They are supposed to be welcoming to visitors – but many are now locked and hardly used. They are of course our church buildings. For Chris Jones from Littlethorpe they have become something of a passion and he has visited and photographed over 150 of the parish churches in Leicestershire & Rutland in the last fifteen months. The original...

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Medieval Wall Paintings In Leics & Rutland

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Medieval Wall Paintings In Leics & Rutland

Janice Morris has researched many of the wall paintings in Leicestershire & Rutland. This article first appeared in the Harborough Historian. Introduction My initial recording of church wall paintings focused on Northamptonshire. I realised that a number mentioned in Arthur Mee’s and Nickolas Pevsner‘s books about the county were no longer visible, therefore I decided in 1990 to make a complete record of what remained. Church wall paintings in and beyond the county have remained an interest since then. Pevsner (1) wrote of...

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