Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology, Statistics, and Natural History Volume 3. N° de ref. de la librería
Sinopsis: This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ... A Chttech has doubtless existed at Framlingham, and probably on the same spot, from a very early date, but there are no visible remains of an older structure than the present building, "which is relatively of a late period. It is situated on an eminence, and commands from its lofty tower an extensive view of the surrounding scenery, of which again it forms a picturesque feature. The Tower, 96 feet high and 28 square, is constructed of flint, and rubble, with stone dressings. It was begun probably about the middle of the 15th century, and Loder gives various extracts from wills, shewing that it was still in gradual course of erection from 1479 to 1534. It has angle buttresses terminating in lions sedant. At its base are various geometrical ornaments of flint and stone, very common in Suffolk and Norfolk churches; among which in the centre of the south face, is an escutcheon, having on a bend three fishes (supposed by Green to be the arms of Thos. Whiting, auditor of accounts at the Castle from 1428 to 1479). On the first stage of the N.W. buttress, are the arms of Mowbray in a multifoil, which were also repeated (though now defaced) on the second stage of the S.W. buttress. Just on a line with the ridge of the roof of the church, on the S.E. buttress, are two shields; I. Mowbray, a lion rampant, and II. a bend engrailed. The windows and the door (which has figures of the patron saint, St. Michael and the Dragon in the spandrils of the arch) are late Perpendicular. The windows of the north and south aisles vary in design. The north chancel aisle windows are as a series the best, presenting good specimens of Decorated forms, executed in a late Perpendicular period, a peculiarity believed to characterize exclusively the churches of the...
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