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Monday, 18 August 2014

Hatchment at St Mary


Something a bit different today, this is an Hatchment or heraldic achievement and they can be seen in a lot of churches throughout the UK. This one is in St Mary the Virgin Silchester, I 'll be showing more in the future

Taking Part in Monday Mural

7 comments:

  1. Old churches in England are absolute treasure troves of art and history. Thanks for contributing to this week's Monday Mural.

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  2. How interesting!

    ALOHA from Honolulu
    ComfortSpiral
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  3. I've never heard of an heraldic achievement. I'm curious to learn more!

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  4. You can find real treasures in old buildings.

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  5. Made me look up 'Nil Desperandum' just to make sure Bill.. nothing to despair about here :)

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