Legsby • St Thomas

Photograph by Richard Croft, source
SEarly medieval, Norman arches and Norman font bearing traditional double rope carving around top edge. The lychgate entrance is dedicated to those who lost their lives in WWI. Craft stalls. Exhibition of horse tack and harness for riding and driving. There will also be a rolling slide show of photos of harnessing-up and putting a pony to a carriage and driving.

SECRETS REVEALED IN SAFE UNOPENED FOR YEARS

Several treasures from the past were revealed when a safe door swung open that had not been accessed since the 1980s, due to the key being lost. 

These include letters from the Cathedral dated 1950, giving a fascinating insight into repair work.

The letters detail that the Sundial (outside near the door) was repaired for the sum of ten shillings using scrap stones from the Clerestory of the Angel Choir of 1280! 

There's also information on the font, which is described in the St Thomas's Listed Building with these words: "The tub font is early C12 with two orders of cable moulding around the top." The current church custodians believe the font was found in a field in two pieces and was repaired and returned to the church.

Both letters can now be seen framed in the church for festival visitors. 

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Open: 9th-10th May, Saturday 11am - 3pm, Sunday 11am - 3pm

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