Among many gravestones weathered to illegibility the inscription on this small stone stands out clearly. Walking past Tweedmouth churchyard on a snowy afternoon last week, the flowing lettering caught my eye as I glanced over the low wall. 240 more words
Opposite the castle in Ripley, near Harrogate, Yorkshire, stands the parish church of All Saints, which we visited in 2016.
The church dates from the late fourteenth century and replaced an earlier chapel which had suffered from subsidence, and became known as ‘the Sinking Chapel.’ contains the tombs of several of the Ingilby family, who’s descendants still live in the castle today. 36 more words
In a quiet Shropshire Churchyard the ancient tombstones are covered with Lichen and centuries of weathering has rendered the names undecipherable. Photographed by Anthony J Sargeant – it is 23rd February 2018, and although still in the grip of winter snowdrops, those wonderful harbingers of spring, are bursting through the turf that covers the graves of so many forgotten souls.
Not far from the Shropshire home of Anthony J Sargeant there is a tiny 12th Century Church which is surrounded by an ancient graveyard. Tony photographed these snowdrops bursting through the moss and grass that lies over the bones of generations of Shropshire women, children and men buried beneath. 18 more words
Kilmore Knap Chapel, St Mary’s on the shore of Loch Sween. We visited back in 2016 and I did think I had posted about the chapel, but it would seem I did not. 179 more words