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Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,



Hassingham, Saint Mary Church, in the church nave hangs a cross, it is not you normal cross, it is made from two of the thatch-pegs found intact after a fire in the church in 1970. its Modern Art and very impressive. The church dedicated to Saint Mary the Virgin, is a flint building in mixed styles of architecture and consisting of chancel, nave, north and south porches, with tower at the west end. During the collapse of the Feudal System, a lot of turmoil hit the building of Saint Mary's, the reverend attacked and the Holy Water Stoup damaged. Later in 1849, the church was restored at a tune of £600 by the then Reverend Thomas Beauchamp. Open benches, were put in to seat 90 persons, a new pulpit, reading desk, and high carved rood screen were fitted. The chancel arch and roofs were installed, the ceiling enriched with gold stars on a blue background, on the walls, texts and decorations were painted. The previously mentioned fire happened on 16th August, 1970. A small fire started in the grass outside the church, with high winds, it soon spread. Sparks carried on the wind, caught the thatching on the roof and spread. The building is the result today of that repair-work, that took place the following year. Hassingham, Saint Mary Church, west tower, south porch, nave, and chancel. The chancel roof is higher than that of the nave and the whole church is completely thatched. The round tower is probably Norman and has a later octagonal top. Simple Norman south doorway. Modern roofs and fittings, Stuart table and chest.

Hassingham, Saint Mary Church, Postcode:
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,
Hassingham, Saint Mary Church,