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St Margaret, East Wellow

East Wellow St Margaret dates from the 12th century onwards.

South view of St Margaret's
South view of St Margaret's

It has wall paintings, below left, dating from the early 13th century. The church also has a number of painted consecration crosses present with a number of painted designs found.

Wall painting   Consecration cross
Example of wall painting   Example of consecration cross

Most of the graffiti present within the church was situated on the central wooden column within the nave, where writing, crosses and lines were etched. Most of these are likely to be 19th or 20th century in date. On the 4th column on the south aisle a cross or line was carved onto the stonework, an arrow roughly carved was also found within the porch.

Cross on wooden pillar   Initials & date   Arrow
Cross on wooden pillar   Initials & date on wooden pillar   Arrow in porch