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St Mary's Church, Lower Ince


St Mary's Church , Lower Ince
Photo: Bill Eatock
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Item #: 10682
A dark and foreboding photo of St Mary's Church at Lower Ince. I think the church knew it was about to be demolished. A crying shame as it was a great building and great buildings are very scarce in Ince...

Comment by: Ruth on 15th May 2009 at 13:52

Well that's definitely a different view of St.Mary's. Good pic Bill.

Comment by: Christine Dunphy on 28th July 2010 at 17:36

My father took a picture very much like this in 1978. If you look at some of the other pictures I'm sure they're his, but he sent them to the Parish magazine years ago. I was christened and married here and I went to St. Mary's Junior School which is now the site of the vicarage. Lovely times.

Comment by: Rev David Long on 12th August 2010 at 20:40

Who was your father? We have a number of similar pics of St Mary's, by various photographers, but not all have their names on them. It would be good to give credit where it's due.

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 6th November 2010 at 16:10

I was always in awe of the "Cathedral style" appearance of the old St Mary's church. So much so, I'm puzzled why I didn't buy a decent camera and take more photo's.
That shot was taken with a hopeless polaroid instant camera, a folding type. Mind you, I probably wouldn't have acheived that "accidental" foreboding image with a decent camera.

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