A 15th century private chapel featuring superbly carved and painted original woodwork. The chapel was built in 1449 by Richard Quatremayne, close aide to Richard, Duke of York, and later, to Edward IV. It was to serve as a private chapel for Ryecote Palace, now sadly destroyed. The chapel features a musician's gallery and a beautifully carved rood screen. The font is 12th century, salvaged from an earlier church on this site.
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Felmersham, St Mary's Church- Felmersham, Bedfordshire, England
St. Mary's was built between 1220 and 1240, and is a good example of the Early English style. The most interesting external feature is the finely carved and detailed west front. Inside, there is a 15th century painted oak screen, and fragments of wall paintings, including a 'Doom', or Day of Judgement painting showing the Weighing of Souls. ... more