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South Raynham Saint Martin Church,
South Raynham Saint Martin Church.


South Raynham Saint Martin Church, Another with an un-butressed tower, but that doesn't detract from what is a very beautiful pebble and stone dressed church. It has a mixture of windows in the nave and chancel, according to N. Pevsner, the alter is a step formerly a mensa-top, possibly 13th century, this an idea of H. Munro Cautley, FSA/ARIBA, its edge decorated with a band of square quadripartite motifs, (I missed this until it was pointed out by a local man who rang the bells. Square west tower, 1 bell, nave, chancel and south porch. Mainly in the Decorated period with some later insertions. There are memorials to the Ridsdale family. Several of the internal fittings are modern. There is an old Pre-Reformation altar stone. (Messent). Unbuttressed west tower of pebble and stone dressings. A mixture of windows in nave and chancel. Altar, the step according to Cautley convincing suggestion is a former mensa-top. The edge decorated with a close band of square quadripartite motifs. Is it 13th century? (Pevsner). South Raynham Saint Martin Church, West tower, south porch, nave and chancel. Modern roofs and fittings. The altar stands on an old mensa, which has a patterned edge of the 13th century. If it is original I should think it is unique, for I have never heard of such a thing before. (Cautley).

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South Raynham Saint Martin Church,
South Raynham Saint Martin Church,
South Raynham Saint Martin Church,
South Raynham Saint Martin Church,
South Raynham Saint Martin Church,
South Raynham Saint Martin Church,
South Raynham Saint Martin Church,