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The rood loft was now pulled down, and sold as old timber for 3s.

Every parish that could afford it seems to have had a rood loft and an organ in it.

It must not, however, be taken for granted that a rood loft existed in every church.

The old entrance to the rood loft may be seen on the north side of the chancel arch, now blocked up.

It has also been stated that the Gospel and Epistle, and various other parts of the service, were read from the rood loft.

There are also remains of a mural painting of St. Christopher on the north wall, and of others on the wall above the rood loft.

The rood loft turret and staircase remain in the south abutment of the chancel arch.

Within, note in chancel, image brackets and defaced piscina; rood loft stair and window.

Outside the church, near the top of the wall of a cupola-shaped finial of the rood loft turret is an old sun dial.

On the south side of the chancel arch is a rood loft staircase turret, of which both the lower and upper door remain.

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