St Edmund's Church and the Montagu Monuments

St Edmund's Church and the Montagu Monuments

St Edmund's Church in the beautiful village of Warkton, Northamptonshire is an unassuming place Â? but it holds some of the most exquisite sculptures in all of Britain. Commissioned by the local Montagu family, these four Baroque marble statues commemorate the lives of four of their members. Two of the statues were created by Louis Francois Roubiliac, one of the greatest sculptors of Georgian England.

Adorned with related poems by schoolchildren and other locals,… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (August 01, 2016)

Collection: Bloomsbury Shire Publications

Page count: 48 pages

Language: English


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