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Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen

Swinhope Hall, home of the Alingtons, can be seen across a lake from the churchyard. The church of St Helen dates largely to the thirteenth-century.

The graveyard could do with some attention.

Mark Acton, 2014

Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen

View of St Helen's church from the west.

The entrance has quatrefoiled piers of the thirteenth century.

June 2014

Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen

St Helen's church from the south-east.

June 2014

Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen, Baptistry
Swinhope, St Helen, Baptistry
Swinhope, St Helen, Baptistry

The baptistery of 1860 has replaced the south aisle.

June 2014

Swinhope, St Helen, baptistery
Swinhope, St Helen, Interior
Swinhope, St Helen, Interior
Swinhope, St Helen, Interior

The nave and chancel are in one structure.  The restoration of 1860 is evident.

June 2014

Swinhope, St Helen
Swinhope, St Helen, Monument
Swinhope, St Helen, Monument
Swinhope, St Helen, Monument

Monument on the north wall of the chancel to Frances Alington, d 1828, and her cousin Revd Henry Alington d 1826.

(E Gaffin made the monument.)

June 2014

Swinhope, St Helen, Frances Alington, Henry Alington, Gaffin