This information is from the Priory web site :-
The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles record that in 634AD Birinus, a
missionary priest sent by Pope Honorius landed in
The Domesday Survey of 1086 records that there was a Priory of 24 secular canons here, in the reign of King Edward the Confessor (1042-1066).
My picture today is of the
Here’s more about the tower taken from the Priory web site :-
At 120 feet (37m) high the Tower is a very visible landmark
On top of the tower is the Priory Salmon weather vane. The salmon is five feet four inches in length and weighs 30lbs (14kg).
The salmon commemorates the gift of the first salmon of the season to the Prior by Richard de Redvers, 3rd Earl of Devon, in memory of his father. The fish is also a symbol of Christianity.
It was evening when I took the picture, on a dull cloudy day.
If you have a spare moment, please visit my vfxy.
|exposure mode||aperture priority|