Rothbury, Northumberland – All Saints

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    "....There was probably an ancient foundation here, according to the guidebook the Anglo-Saxons this was a royal burgh. Perhaps the original church was destroyed by the Vikings or the Normans, there was then a C13 church which underwent a full restoration in 1850 – the Rector, Canon C.G. Vernon Harcourt, was in charge. Under the tower is a most amazing font – indeed I used my photos for the talk later this evening as it is Passion Sunday. The basin is dated 1664, replacing one damaged during the unrest of the Civil War, the pedestal once formed part of an Anglo Saxon cross dating around 800 AD. On the north side is said to be the earliest carving in this country of the Ascension....."
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    Northernvicar’s Blog
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 5 years, 3 months ago
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