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St Mary's Primrose Hill, Hampstead | by Vitrearum (Allan Barton). t Mary's Primrose Hill, Hampstead Percy Dearmer the author of the Parson's Handbook was vicar of St Mary's for over a decade at the beginning of the 20th century. The church still follows the principles of the 'English Use' that Dearmer introduced. This is the high altar. The reredos is by G F Bodley, but was altered under Dearmer's direction. In accordance with medieval English precedent only two candles are placed on the…

St Mary's Primrose Hill, Hampstead | by Vitrearum (Allan Barton). t Mary's Primrose Hill, Hampstead Percy Dearmer the author of the Parson's Handbook was vicar of St Mary's for over a decade at the beginning of the 20th century. The church still follows the principles of the 'English Use' that Dearmer introduced. This is the high altar. The reredos is by G F Bodley, but was altered under Dearmer's direction. In accordance with medieval English precedent only two candles are placed on the…

Cantley, South Yorkshire  St Wilfrid's Cantley, restored and furnished between 1892 and 1894 by Sir Ninian Comper.

Cantley, South Yorkshire St Wilfrid's Cantley, restored and furnished between 1892 and 1894 by Sir Ninian Comper.

Blisland church, Cornwall  Rererdos is by Ninian Comper who was responsible for many church interiors. He was also an architect and designed St Cyprian's, Clarence Gate, Regents Park, London.

Blisland church, Cornwall Rererdos is by Ninian Comper who was responsible for many church interiors. He was also an architect and designed St Cyprian's, Clarence Gate, Regents Park, London.

Altar Cloth Germany, Altenberg on the Lahn, Premonstratensian Convent, 14th century Date: c. 1350 Accession No.: 1948.352 This cloth is an example of linen embroidery, a specialty of German nuns throughout the medieval period. Since both ground and pattern are white, the effect in this type of embroidery depends on the variety of stitches used. The museum website has 50 detail pictures of this piece The Cleveland Museum of Art

Although there were certainly nuns who had a true vocation for the religious life, the convent was a refuge for many girls of the higher classes for whom a suitable husband could not be found.

St Peter's Church, Hinton Road, Bournemouth, Dorset  North aisle: The War Shrine, by Sir Ninian Comper, erected in 1917, is an almost life-size crucifix of bronze-coloured oak against dark blue hangings. The inscription underneath has been adapted to record, on the left, those members of the congregation and church school who lost their lives in WW1 and, on the right, those in WW2.

St Peter's Church, Hinton Road, Bournemouth, Dorset North aisle: The War Shrine, by Sir Ninian Comper, erected in 1917, is an almost life-size crucifix of bronze-coloured oak against dark blue hangings. The inscription underneath has been adapted to record, on the left, those members of the congregation and church school who lost their lives in WW1 and, on the right, those in WW2.

Holton-le-Clay, Lincolnshire  The Saxon-Norman church of St Peter Holton-le-Clay, is a modest building on top of a mound in the centre of this marshland village. The Warham Guild frontal hides a medieval stone altar mensa.

Holton-le-Clay, Lincolnshire The Saxon-Norman church of St Peter Holton-le-Clay, is a modest building on top of a mound in the centre of this marshland village. The Warham Guild frontal hides a medieval stone altar mensa.

MMA, Cope Date: ca. 1438 Geography: Made in Burgos, Castile-León, Spain Culture: Spanish Medium: Silk, metal thread Dimensions: Overall: 56 1/2 ×...

MMA, Cope Date: ca. 1438 Geography: Made in Burgos, Castile-León, Spain Culture: Spanish Medium: Silk, metal thread Dimensions: Overall: 56 ×.

Watts & Co. Today being the feast of St. Lawrence seems a good time to show you all the dalmatic of the rose High Mass set of Downside Abbey, designed by Watts & Co, and based on St. Lawrence's vestments in Fra Angelico's paintings of him.

Watts & Co. Today being the feast of St. Lawrence seems a good time to show you all the dalmatic of the rose High Mass set of Downside Abbey, designed by Watts & Co, and based on St. Lawrence's vestments in Fra Angelico's paintings of him.

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