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Swaton, St Michael
Swaton, St Michael
Swaton, St Michael

St Michaelís is a magnificent cruciform church, dating largely from the 13th and 14th centuries.

The height and width of the Decorated nave, and the quality of the window tracery are astonishing in a parish church, while the chancel is a fine example of Early English architecture.

August 2010

Swaton, St Michael church
Swaton, St Michael
Swaton, St Michael
Swaton, St Michael

St Michaelís is a magnificent cruciform church, dating largely from the 13th and 14th centuries.

The height and width of the Decorated nave, and the quality of the window tracery are astonishing in a parish church, while the chancel is a fine example of Early English architecture.

August 2010

Swaton, St Michael church
Swaton, St Michael, Gravestone
Swaton, St Michael, Gravestone
Swaton, St Michael, Gravestone

An unusual cast-iron headstone close by the west end at St Michael's.

August 2010

Swaton, St Michael church iron gravestone, Sarah Allatt
Swaton, St Michael, Gravestone
Swaton, St Michael, Gravestone
Swaton, St Michael, Gravestone

Broken cast-iron cross, once marking a grave in the churchyard of St Michael.

Unusually there were once several other cast-iron headstones or grave markers here.

August 2010

Swaton, St Michael iron gravestone
Swaton, St Michael, Sundial
Swaton, St Michael, Sundial
Swaton, St Michael, Sundial

This simple sundial is set in the wall of the south transept above a fifteenth century Perpendicular window.

Swaton, sundial, Perpendicular,