St Andrew's Church: Bye-Altar by Yhun Suarez

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St Andrew’s Parish Church, Kegworth.
Derbyshire, England.


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Featured in Religious Architecture – 13 Apr 2011

History of Church:
Missionaries came from Nothumbria and taught Christianity to the Anglo-Saxons who inhabited Kegworth in the 7th century and who worshipped Woden and Thor, the pagan gods, and lived in fear of ghosts and goblins. Cuthwin became the first Bishop of Leicester in 680; and a small wattle church was probably built for Divine Worship here.
The Danes invaded the Midlands in the 9th century, and all Church life was thrown into confusion. In 1072, under Bishop Remigius of Lincoln,things were re-ordered, and Kegworth seems to have become one of the 203 Parishes in that Diocese. In the Doomsday Book of 1086 the village is mentioned as “Cogwode”. All that now remains of the ‘Early English’ church of this period is the old tower with its lancet windows. (Info Source:

Nikon D60, tamron 10-24 mm lens @ 10 mm, handheld, cirpol filter, f/3.5, 1/300, ISO 200.
single RAW file tone mapped in Photomatix.
adjustments in PS.


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  • Lee d'Entremont
    Lee d'Entremontover 3 years ago

    So Beautiful, makes me want to go to church more often or atleast to this one!

  • thanks Leelee! :)

    – Yhun Suarez

  • LisaBeth
    LisaBethover 3 years ago

    such a old place… very special atmostphere here perfectly presented!

  • thanks Lisa ;)

    – Yhun Suarez

  • Christine Smith
    Christine Smithover 3 years ago


  • thanks Christine ;)

    – Yhun Suarez

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkeover 3 years ago

  • Clive S
    Clive Sover 3 years ago

    Thank you for sharing your artwork with the "Photomatix HDR Group":!

  • Leanna Lomanski
    Leanna Lomanskiover 3 years ago

  • many thanks for this wonderful feature :)

    – Yhun Suarez

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