St Mary the Virgin, Dedham, Essex
The village of Dedham is on the River Stour is where John Constable went to school and the church of St Mary the Virgin has one of his paintings to prove it. The village was a wealthy wool town and spent some of those riches on its church which, apart from some earlier remnants, dates back to the 1490s.
There are a few symbols concentric circles, a partial compass circle and a ladder symbol.
St Mary the Virgin
The church is usually open during daylight hours. Parking spots are available on the High St.
Report by: Anthea Hawdon
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