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The church of St Nicholas, Barfrestone, Kent, England

The church of St Nicholas in the tiny hamlet of Barfrestone was founded in the late 11th century by a Norman knight called Hugo de Port and was remodelled around 1180 with the addition of over 100 superb carvings which were probably funded by Adam de Port, Hugo's great-grandson, as thanks for a beneficial marriage he contracted in that same year. Barfreston is located on the route that was travelled by thousands of Medieval pilgrims on their way to the shrine of St Thomas Becket at…

St. Nicholas Church. Barfreston, Kent. Late 12th Century. Romanesque Art, 12th Century, Places To Visit, Mansions, Architecture, House Styles, Arquitetura, Manor Houses, Villas

St. Nicholas Church

St. Nicholas Church. Barfreston, Kent. Late 12th Century.

This small Norman church stands on a plateau constructed on a south-east facing slope in the tiny unspoilt village of Barfreston. The lower walls are of flint and the upper of Caen ashlar.  Nave and chancel together are less than fifty feet in length, and the floor plan could be described as two abutting rectangles. The quality and profusion of the decoration is breath taking. Canterbury Cathedral, Old Churches, Saint Nicholas, Norman, Barcelona Cathedral, Saints, Floor Plans, Walls, Construction

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This small Norman church stands on a plateau constructed on a south-east facing slope in the tiny unspoilt village of Barfreston. The lower walls are of flint and the upper of Caen ashlar. Nave and chancel together are less than fifty feet in length, and the floor plan could be described as two abutting rectangles. The quality and profusion of the decoration is breath taking.

Barfreston, St Nicholas Church photos, plus nearby accommodation and attractions to visit, page 3 of Explore Kent heritage and historic attractions. St Nicholas Church, Saint Nicholas, Kent Travel, Travel Guide, Saints, Exterior, Explore, Mansions, House Styles

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Medieval carvings and graffiti on St. Nicholas church in Barfrestone, Kent, England Kent England, Middle Ages, The Darkest, Medieval, Graffiti, Carving, Wood Carvings, Mid Century, Sculptures

Medieval carvings and graffiti on St. Nicholas church in Barfrestone, Kent, England

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