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English: St Swithin's church - the old parish chest Fashioned from oak, reinforced with steel bands - this is where parish documents and valuables were being stored. The chancel is dated by the C12 pillar piscina; the nave and the long south transept - making the church L-shaped > https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/893531 - https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/893547 - date from the 13th century; the tower was added a century later. The church > https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/893331 - https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/893542 - https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/893553 was rebuilt and restored in the 18th and 19 centuries but has retained its C14 font > https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/893554. The stained glass windows are C19 - the east window > https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/893544 was made by Alexander Gibbs and the south transept windows > https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/893549 - https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/893550 are by William Wailes. The grass in the eastern and northern sections of the churchyard has not been cut and conceals an a 13th century stone coffin lid. The church is kept locked but a key is available on request. For more information see: http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/bintree/bintree.htm
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Camera location52° 46′ 16″ N, 0° 59′ 21″ E  Heading=270° Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo
Object location52° 46′ 16″ N, 0° 59′ 20″ E  Heading=270° Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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