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Sketch Book - No.16, Page 20 - Northfield Church

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Arthur Lockwood

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1995V572.20
Collection:Topographical Views - Lockwood Collection
Date:1946 - 1946

Maker Information

Artist:Frank Taylor Lockwood - View biography for Frank Taylor Lockwood

Notes

St Laurence Church in Northfield claims to be one of the oldest churches in the Birmingham area. The Normans between 1000-20 c built the original Tower and Nave. All that remains now is the base of the Tower, a doorway and the pillars at the Chancel opening. Around 1200-1214 the Chancel was added. Over 100 years later the South Aisle was added. In the 17th century the Porch was built and was used by the Church council for meetings.August 5th 1946'Arthur and I went sketching to Northfield in dull weather'. Extract from the diaries of Frank Taylor Lockwood

Presented by Arthur Lockwood and Jean Barnsby.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Medium:Pencil drawing, with watercolour wash in brown.
Material(s):Watercolour

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Dimensions

Height:173 mm
Width:274 mm