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St Helen, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire

RIBA Ref No RIBA6715
Architect/DesignerBrowning, Edward (1816-1882)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityWheathampstead
Subject Date1390
Image Date1968
ViewExterior
StyleMedieval
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/CHU/147 (ES3667.4)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditEdwin Smith / RIBA Collections
SubjectFlint ; Belfries, bell towers ; Spires ; Churches ; Restoration ; Cemeteries
NOTES: Originally a Norman cruciform church, the plan of the present church was completed by the end of the 14th century. The central tower dates from around 1290 while the leaden brooch spire is a reconstruction of a Medieval version added during the restoration work of 1865-1866 carried out by Edward Browning.
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