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Claxby (West Lindsey)
 
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary

The 13th century chancel arch of Claxby St Mary is supported by two carved heads.

This grotesque image of a man pulling his mouth open is on the north side of the arch.

May 2012

Claxby West Lindsey, St Mary, grotesque
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary

The 13th century chancel arch of Claxby St Mary is supported by two carved heads.

On the south side of the arch a man sticks his tongue out while both his hands support the arch.

May 2012

Claxby West Lindsey, St Mary, grotesque
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary

The reredos in St Mary's church, Claxby, dates from the restoration of the church in 1871 by James Fowler.

May 2012

Claxby West Lindsey, St Mary, reredos, James Fowler
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary
Claxby (West Lindsey), St Mary

Much of the ironstone church of St Mary’s is 13th century, though there was extensive restoration by James Fowler in 1871.

The stained glass, the reredos and the east wall paintings all date from then. 

Claxby West Lindsey, St Mary, James Fowler