Pictures of England Pictures of England
England Map

  Exploring beautiful England with pictures and history...

Search:

Sponsored Links

Pictures of England

St. John's Church

PicturesOfEngland.com Member Login

You are not logged in.

Username:
Password:
   

Not registered yet? Click here to join!

Close

Photographer: © Alan Marron (Gallery)(14th October 2008)
Description

St. John's Church

The grave of Sir Roger de Fery shows how badly it has withstood the ravages of time and climate. Sir Roger (after whom the town of Ferryhill is named) is said to have slain a wild boar that was terrorising the area. Possibly 'The Brawn of Brancepeth' The name Brancepeth is derived from 'Brawn's Path'. Another historic grave in the churchyard, which was closed to burials in 1989, is that of RN Surgeon John Stokoe, who attended Napoleon during his exile on St. Helena.


A picture of: Spennymoor, County Durham ( More pictures of Spennymoor by Alan Marron )

This picture also appears in the following picture tours:
Churches, Cemeteries, County Durham

Spennymoor County Durham


Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 10D
Focal length: 28 mm, Aperture: f 4.5, ISO: 1600, Exposure time: 1/45 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 1.5 EV
Date/Time Creation: October 12, 2008, 10:31 am
ImageID:1074109, Image size: 1000 x 667 pixels

Alan Marron's latest  user contact  restricted free use  Wallpaper

Please add a comment..

Please login to make a comment on this picture

Please share the beauty of England...