Under the Arches

Under the Arches

Wymondham ‘Abbey’: 26th February 2019

I claim this photo for #2019picoftheweek challenge title Three of a Kind

[For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge  see MariaAntonia]

Wymondham Abbey was founded in 1107 by William d’Aubigny ‘Pincerna’, butler to Henry I, to serve as Benedictine monastery with attached parish church.

Henry IIIV ‘dissolved’ it in 1538; the monastery became quarry for local builders, the church remained intact for Wymondham parishioners. Although still referred to as an abbey, it is fact a simple parish church.

Wymondham Abbey

Wymondham’s two-towered parish church: 26 Fabruary 2019

 

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6 Responses to Under the Arches

  1. Violet Lentz says:

    The butler did it. Ah ha..

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Ramyani Bhattacharya says:

    The picture is very nicely taken. ☺️

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I like the mirror effect of the three windows over the three arches with the big arch over them all. Nice!

    I’m wondering about “Hunry I” though? Is this an alternate spelling for Henry I?

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