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The Tallakarne monuments – a couple of rare beauties

Monuments appear in almost every one of our 16,000 churches, across the country. They vary tremendously; while some are simple and plain, others are ostentatious…

Tilty: an Essex village packed-full of history

On one of my lockdown walks in Essex I discovered the joy of Tilty. Tilty is an Essex village packed full of history. It is…

The Stained Glass of All Saints’, Stamford

All Saints’ church is one of five impressive medieval churches in the historic town of Stamford, Lincolnshire. It’s rich and colourful stained glass presents a…

Monumental brass with a deathly story to tell

St Dunstan church, near Hunsdon, has lots to catch a visitor’s attention. I want to show off their monumental brass with a deathly story to…

The Best Bits of Salle Church

From roof-bosses to stained-glass, these are the best bits of Salle church. Packed full of medieval treasures, this giant of a church can be seen…

Enamel Glass Paintings

Enamel glass paintings were at the height of their popularity in the eighteenth-century. After the Reformation tastes had changed and the production of stained-glass windows…

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