St Edith of Polesworth

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The exterior
 
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Triple-decker pulpit
 
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The nave looking east with box-pews.
 
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Looking into south aisle from nave
 
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Mausoleum behind the pulpit.
 

The Church

Box-pews, three-decker pulpit and font (1764), all make this a church which retains the atmosphere of the period.

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Map reference  :  SK304039

Dove's reference for the bells:

Orton on the Hill, Leics, S Edith of Polesworth, 4, 8cwt. Unringable; one or more bells not hung. [26/06/01]

Photographs very kindly provided by John Salmon
John Salmon, 2003.

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