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St Laud's Church Tour - Inside

St Laud's Church
Inside Tour
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Key to the colour scheme and numbers1 - Start the tour - Entrance2 - Porch3 - South Aisle4 - War Memorials5 - Font6 - West Window and Nave7 - North Aisle8 - Dais pulpit and Screens9 - Choir Stalls10 - Organ11 - East Window and High Altar12 - Vestry13 - Sedilia and Squint Window14 - South Aisle15 - Exit Church plan
Outside Tour

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6 - The West Window and Nave

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The Nave with brass chandelier

The brass chandelier in the centre of the Nave is a memorial to a member of the Rose family. It is dated 1783. The family memorial can be seen near the Cheyne monument in the graveyard.

Circular north pillars and large West Window

The Nave has a north arcade of four bays supported on round pillars. The original pillars were put in place about 1250, the present ones in 1500 when the Nave was widened by about a foot and the clerestory added.

Octagonal south pillars

The south arcade with its octagonal columns dates from the 14th century. The beautiful west window originates from the fourteenth century but was altered in the fifteenth century and has recently been fully restored. This is constructed with five cinque-foiled lights with vertical tracery heading up to a two centred head. The overall effect of this window is that it makes the church so light without any artificial lighting.

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