Greystoke, Cumbria – St Andrew

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    "....We have an old sedilia in the south wall of the Chancel, and the Baron William and his grandson John lie in effigy in a recess in the Chancel which once housed the tomb of John Dacre, the last Provost of the medieval college. William is dressed like the Black Prince at Canterbury. Apparently the effigies were in the churchyard for 250 years, hence the water marks and the broken alabaster – the leaflet says that alabaster was used by local farmers for rubbing on sheep scab and for sharpening scythes...."
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    Northern Vicar's Blog
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    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Link: http://www.northernvicar.co.uk/2018/02/18/greystoke-cumbria-st-andrew/
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 2 months ago
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