The Chapel of St Edmund

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The Chapel of St Edmund

Lyng Easthaugh, Norfolk.

(2017)

Available as:
420mm x 280mm (16.5″ x 11″) print
300mm x 200mm (11″ x 7.4″) print
205mm x 137mm  (8″ x 5.3″) print

Sizes do not include white margins and are approximate.

Fine quality colour Giclée prints.

Printed with white margins on 280gsm lustre finish archival quality paper using Lucia Pigment inks.

Titled, signed. Open edition print.

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SKU: Lyng–1948 Categories: ,

Description

‘This is all the visible remains of a Benedictine Nunnery. It was set up in St Edmunds name presumably not long before one millennium folded into another. The vestige sits here to all intents lost in a field between Lyng and Lenwade where the land folds up above a river. There is no apparent reason other than he was the local Cyning, crowned in Burna which might be Bures in Suffolk in 855. What grew up around the later martyred king here in Norfolk and the myths around it are as far-reaching as they are confusing and convoluted. By the 12th century it was no longer a nunnery, the order moved to Thetford in 1174, the buildings gradually lost back to agriculture except the small towerless chapel with its dedication to St Edmund continuing its life as a church until it to started to vanish into the fields. The only link back was a fair in Lyng which continued to celebrate St Edmunds feast day well into the 18th century.’

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Titled, signed. Open edition print.

The colour may vary slightly from print to print.

IW Ref: 1948

 


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Print size

Large – 420mm x 280mm (16.5″ x 11″) print, Medium – 300mm x 200mm (11″ x 7.8″) print, Small – 205mm x 137mm  (8″ x 5.3″) print