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Stoke Rochford
 
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew

Standing in attractive parkland, this is a substantial church with features from much of the medieval period, the earliest work being the 12th and 13th century nave arcades.

The base of the tower may date from the eleventh century.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, capital
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, capital
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, capital

This capital over a pillar in the north arcade is from early 13th century.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, capital
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, capital
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, capital
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, capital

Capital in the south arcade, dating from the early 13th century.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, capital
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, chest
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, chest
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, chest

Parish chest in the nave at St Mary and St Andrew.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, chest
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, font
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, font
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, font

The font cover has three tiers of painted panels depicting the birth and childhood of Christ.

It was painted by Jesse Bayes.

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, font, Jesse Bayes
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, hatchment
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, hatchment
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, hatchment
For Sir Montagu John Cholmeley, 2nd Baronet, who married 1829 Georgiana, 5th daughter of William, 8th Duke of St Albans, and died 18 January 1874.
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, Montagu John Cholmeley, Georgiana William Duke St Albans
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, hatchment
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, hatchment
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, hatchment
For Edmund Turnor, who married Mary, daughter of John Disney, of Lincoln, and died 22 january 1805, aged 89.
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, hatchment, Edmund Turnor, Mary John Disney
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument

Monument to Sir Edmund Turnor (1619-1707) and his wife Margaret (nee Harrison) (1627-1679).

Formerly of Milton Ernest, Bedfordshire, he was the first of the Turnors to occupy Stoke Rochford Hall.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, Edmund Turnor, Margaret Harrison, Milton Ernest
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument

Monument to Henry Cholmeley, 1641.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, Henry Cholmeley, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument

In the north chapel, the effigies of a couple under a blanket, dated early 14th century.

July 2011

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, monument
Stoke Rochford Hall
Stoke Rochford Hall
Stoke Rochford Hall

Built for Christopher Turnor by William Burn in 1844.

The style is described by Pevsner as Jacobethan.  The main block is flanked by the substantial offices to the left and the low orangery to the right.

Stoke Rochford, William Burn, Christopher Turnor