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Edwinstowe church f.184

Edwinstowe church f.184

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15543

Item number: f.184

Length: 187

Width: 266

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

The Church of St Mary in the large Nottinghamshire parish of Edwinstowe dates from the 12th to 13th century. White's Directory of 1853 notes that Edwinstowe is "pleasantly situated on a gentle declivity 2 miles west of Ollerton". The church is "a venerable structure with nave, chancel, side aisles, tower and lofty spire, which was repaired in 1816, and may be seen at a considerable distance". It is highly ornamented with "turret-looking Gothic niches", and "has annexed to it the chapels of Ollerton and Carburton".

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