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Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.



Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church, the Church has a weeping chancel also a rare collection of medieval stained glass. There are four paintings from the original Rood Screen. There is a George III Coat of Arms which is signed and dated which is unusual.  The pews are 14th century with poppy head ends, there are also some Victorian box pews. The Pulpit is carved tracery work from the Victorian period. The 13th century tower houses six bells, which give a ‘fine peal’ and are popular with visiting ringers. In front of the Communion Table in the floor is an original Alter Slab. (a church near you site) Square west tower, with clock, and 6 bells, nave with aisles, chancel and south porch. The tower is late Decorated and the remainder of the church Transitional and Perpendicular. Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church. There are turrets at the east of the nave as at the Walpoles, nearby villages. There are remains of screens with paintings of rudely painted Evangelistic emblems, in the chancel, the three sedilia, old stalls, piscina, and an aumbry are all of interest. Ancient stained glass in some of the windows, this the large collection focal of the church. The chancel arch is notched in the east side for the rood beam and a tympanic filling above. It must have been a lofty screen for the sill of upper door to rood staircase is 20ft up. Parts of old parclose screens are at the west end of the church. Simple arched and cusped sedilia, a Stuart table and panelling of that period behind altar. This chancel has a pronounced weep as mentioned, to the north. It is obvious that in building the nave, they set out at right angles to the chancel arch, which is far from square with the chancel walls, hence the irregularity. The 15th century windows have embattled transoms.

Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church, Postcode:
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.
Magdalen, Wiggenhall Saint Mary Magdalen Church.