Archive for the tag 'All Saints Church'

The medieval cross base, known as the ‘Weeping Cross’, would appear to be a unique survivor of many such crosses in England. The place name ‘Weeping Cross’ still exists in Stafford, Banbury and Shrewsbury but no physical evidence remains. The age of this ancient and venerable relic is not known. It is certainly as old [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 2nd 2020

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 1st 2020

After breakfast our first port of call was Ripley where we enjoyed a stroll round the village. Although Mr C wasn’t particularly taken with it, I enjoyed the church which had some interesting historical features including the base of  a medieval cross known as ‘the weeping cross’ and which is thought to be a unique [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Oct 8th 2020

As part of the Easter celebrations my local parish church erects a wooden cross and adorns it with flowers. This is done by the congregation just before the Easter morning service. I think it is a lovely idea and little children bring flowers to place on the Easter Cross. The Church ‘Flower Ladies’ help to [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 7th 2015

As part of the Easter celebrations my local parish church erects a wooden cross and adorns it with flowers. This is done by the congregation just before the Easter morning service. I think it is a lovely idea and little children bring flowers to place on the Easter Cross. The Church ‘Flower Ladies’ help [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Apr 21st 2014

The view of The Tyne Bridge in yesterday’s photograph was taken from the hotel car park.
This a quite different view from the same car park.

4 Comments CherryPie on Apr 10th 2013

… and you took me in.
This is a window from All Saints Church that can be found within the grounds of Sudbury Hall.  A plaque in front of the window gives the following information:

When war was declared in 1939, Manchester like many other cities moved fast to protect its young; living in and near to [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on May 21st 2011