Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Shrewsbury Abbey

an outbuilding


original flooring

Founded as a Benedictine monastery in the 1000s, it lived for centuries as a major abbey and pilgrimmage site. In the 16th century, it was partially dismantled to control the wealth of the monks leaving just the nave with all this lovely stuff!

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Grantham-Isaac Newton

Grantham is known for 2 things: Margaret Thatcher and being where Newton went to school. Here's some of the Newton related buildings.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Grantham-St. Wulfrum's

St. Wulfrum's is very monumental with its triple nave, large impressive steeple, and a chained library (next week?).
an incredible steeple