Bisbrooke, St John's Church
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
A more interesting feature is in the churchyard, where you will find a tombstone to Nathaniel Clarke (d. 1813). The tombstone features a carving illustrating a farm wagon drawn by four horses.
To one side is the wagoner, carrying a long whip and wearing a slouch hat, while in the background is a church tower and fencing. Farm tools are depicted in the corners.
While not remarkable in any sense, this 'Wagoner's Tombstone', as a framed article inside the church calls it, is interesting in that it depicts the deceased in his trade, rather than showing typical religious symbols.
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About Bisbrooke, St John's Church
Address: Church Lane, Bisbrooke, Rutland, England, LE15 9EL
Attraction Type: Historic Church
Location: On a minor road
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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Lyddington, St Andrew Church - 1.8 miles (Historic Church)
Lyddington Bede House - 1.8 miles (Historic Building)
Morcott, St Mary's Church - 2.4 miles (Historic Church)
Stoke Dry, St Andrew's Church - 2.5 miles (Historic Church)
Manton, St Mary's Church - 3.1 miles (Historic Church)
Ridlington Church - 3.1 miles (Historic Church)
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