Monthly Archives: January 2017

Wymondham, Leicestershire – St Peter

The minor road brought us into the village of Wymondham, and I drove up to the church of St Peter’s, at SK182186. The church doesn’t seem to have its own website but there is a lovely one here. His photos … Continue reading

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Stapleford, Leicestershire – St Mary Magdalene

The Churches Conservation Trust website describes Stapleford church as “A tasteful church with fabulous family tombs”. It is at SK811182 and stands in Stapleford Park – website – advertised as a Hotel and Sporting Estate. Lots of places you can … Continue reading

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Brentingby and Wyfordby, Leicestershire

We left Melton on the B676 and turned right to Brentingby, where the church is now a house. I didn’t stop and photo it as I didn’t feel I should, but then found out that the tower is owned/managed by … Continue reading

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Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Wednesday 25 January and we are staying at Norman Cross Premier Inn. That is not very far from Derby. We left about 10.45, drove down the A6 and across to Melton Mowbray. We found a parking place at the north side … Continue reading

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Kirk Ireton, Derbyshire – Holy Trinity

We followed a lovely minor road to Kirk Ireton. A larger village than I expected and probably worth a walk round, but for now we parked by Holy Trinity church –  SK 269502 – and I went for an explore. … Continue reading

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Carsington, Derbyshire – St Margaret

The second day of my post-Christmas break. On Tuesday 24 January we headed across to Ashbourne, spent too much in the Oxfam Bookshop, had lunch in Jack Rabbits (a café that is accessible with an accessible loo – WIN). Then Waitrose … Continue reading

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Littleover, Derby – St Peter

Sorry the blog has been a bit quiet – and I think I’ve solved the technical problems. Open each photo with “paint”, reduce its size, do the odd bit of cropping or adjusting (but I don’t play with colours or … Continue reading

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Technical problems, and a simpler world

I just wish to assure my readers that northernvicar is alive and kicking. I’m on my post-Christmas break this week and will attempt to blog some churches. I have written one blog, but I cannot get photos from my camera … Continue reading

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