Archive for the tag 'Sandringham Church'

4 Comments CherryPie on May 24th 2023

Situated outside the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Sandringham is  an interesting ancient Greek marble font.

This was brought from the Island of Rhodes in 1886 by the Duke of Edinburgh for his brother, the Prince of Wales, and is very probably of the ninth century. There is a Greek inscription around the upper rim which, [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 24th 2023

The parish church of St Mary Magdalene, Sandringham, has held memorials to many members and relations of the Royal Family from Queen Victoria onwards. It is used regularly as a place of worship by the Royal Family and Estate staff.
Sandringham Church is considered to be one of the finest carrstone buildings in existence and dates [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on May 22nd 2023

Some special moments and memories from 2022, one from each month of the year. The photographs are taken from a calendar that I created for myself and due to the printing deadline, December’s photograph is also from November.
1. The Inclined Plane, Coalport, 2. Lichfield Cathedral, 3. Local Pathway, 4. Llangollen Canal Nr Chirk Aqueduct, 5. [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 1st 2023

Breakfast was excellent quality with standard ‘Full English’ and other cooked options on offer. There were cereals and toast but no continental options. After breakfast Mr C readdressed sorting out the windscreen repair. This involved a lengthy 30 minute online chat procedure where a five minute phone call would have achieved the same result with [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Aug 26th 2022