Rood stairs and lofts – why they were so essential for medieval churches

After rood screens featured in the September 2021 edition of The Round Tower, Richard Barham discusses rood lofts and stairs. Why was it necessary to be able to access the walkway, or loft, which ran across the top of the … Continued

Legacy of paintings presented by artist’s family to churches

A collection of paintings of round-tower churches by the late artist Warren Storey was dispersed across the region. His five daughters decided after his death in 2008 to present about three dozen paintings to the churches in the eastern counties. … Continued