Welcome to the Medieval Ecclesiastical Art blog. England has around 16,000 medieval parish churches, buildings that are an important treasure house of medieval art and architecture. This blog is intended to be a modest exploration of some of these buildings and the works of art they contain. It is also partly intended to be a way for me to make sense of the large collection of photographs I have amassed on my Flickr page. I hope you enjoy it.Above is an example of what you can see on the blog; a Marian altar frontal from the Church of St Wulfram's Grantham, Lincolnshire.
Saturday, 2 January 2010
English medieval Church blog
The Revd Allan Barton, an Anglo-Catholic priest of the Church of England diocese of Lincoln writes a blog called Vitrearum's Church Art which has some wonderful photographs of English medieval Church art and architecture. Here is a quotation from the introductory post of the blog: