The rood screen at Smallburgh is arguably the main focal point of the church today.
The 400 year old arm, impaled on a meat hook, serves as a warning to all future criminals considering robbing the church.
Lying in such an isolated place, Booton St Michael has come to be known as ‘the cathedral of the fields’.
While the church is long gone, its churchyard remains, with tombs and monuments hidden behind metal railings and overgrown bushes. Although the site seems closed to visitors today, access is still possible...
‘What dies in Sanssouci will be buried in Bornstedt.’
Medieval wall paintings. Grand, loud, bright and famous. They fill the pages of guidebooks, celebrated by tourists for centuries. They are never forgotten. Right?
By a small turning off the A16, sits a little shrine to the Victorian Gothic.
When visiting the church and circling these monuments, it seems a miracle there was ever any room for religious services...
Nestled in the country lanes by Wragby, Lincolnshire, flanked by yew trees and heavy swags of long-abandoned cobwebs, sits the tiny church of All Saints at Snelland.
At the heart of the community lies Beverley Minster; an enormous, gleaming monolith surrounded by little rows of houses, tightly packed like rows of teeth.