St John the Baptist, Needham Market, Suffolk: the unique hammer-beam roof shaped like the hull of a ship
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/CHU/719 (ES1886)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Churches ; Timber construction ; Roofs ; Restoration|
NOTES: The roof was hidden by a barrel-vaulted plaster ceiling until it was uncovered during restoration in 1880. The angels on the hammer-beams were added in 1892.
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