St Laurence, Blackmore, Essex: the 'pagoda' style timber belfry

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RIBApix ref no RIBA6763
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1395
Image Date1946
Library ReferenceESP/CHU/387 (ES527)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This Norman church was once a small priory of Augustinian canons founded c.1170. The Gothic style timber belfry was added c.1480.

Subject tags

belfries, bell towers, churches, spires, timber construction