Dacre and Matterdale
DACRE 06A - Alms table, St Andrew's Church
A 17th/18th century alms table in the churchyard of St Andrew's Church, Dacre, Eden, Cumbria.
An alms table was where money, clothes or food would be placed for the poor.
On the sandstone slab is a brass inscribed sundial without a gnomon.
October 10, 2018
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