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East Retford Church

East Retford Church

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15544

Item number: f.140

Genre: Manuscript

The Church of St Swithun was founded in1258 by Roger, Archbishop of York. It is a large church occupying a position close to the town's marketplace. The church underwent major reconstruction after the tower collapsed in 1651. Further modernisation work was carried out during the mid-19th century.

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