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  • The cruciform church of St Sampson is mainly Perpendicular, with a fine ornate tower, and an old rood-stone in its churchyard.
  • Is believed to have founded (about 1130) an earlier church on their site dedicated to the Holy Rood, or -Cross, which was burned in 1406.
  • And more than one example bears the motto: - By the rood, women ar wood (mad).
  • Of the earlier work there remains the door of the rood loft (built into a wall), a 15th-century brass-inlaid marble slab with a representation of the resurrection, in memory of Sir Hugh Johnys (d.
  • A Cape rood equals 12.396 English feet, and a Cape ton contains 2000 lb.
 

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