Church of St. Mary and St. Bartholomew, Cranborne

Cranborne exterior

Exterior of the ancient church in Cranborne

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Looking eastward from the back of the nave.

A lovely little church in Cranborne, Dorsett.  The present church was rebuilt and consecrated in 1252.  The weather was overcast the few days that we visited, so pictures are not as crisp as I would have liked.

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Information on this page is from this brief history.

 

Detail of the modern mural

Detail of the modern mural

A unique feature of this church, one of the few remaining depictions of the Seven Works of Mercy (some propose that this is a depiction of the Seven Virtues)

A unique feature of this church, one of the few remaining depictions of the Seven Works of Mercy (some propose that this is a depiction of the Seven Virtues)

A depiction of the Seven Deadly Sins, on the arch next to the Seven Works of Mercy

A depiction of the Seven Deadly Sins, on the arch next to the Seven Works of Mercy

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