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|Description ||St Peter's-on-the-Wall at Bradwell, Essex. Used as a barn until recent years, this is the surviving nave of the 7th century monastery founded by St Cedd. Cedd (pronounced Ched) was originally from Northumbria. He came to Essex as a missionary to the East Saxons in AD 653 and founded the now famous stone church of St Peter's-on-the-Wall at Bradwell. The monastery was known as Ythancestir and was built from the ruins of the abandoned Roman fort of Othona. He then went to Lastingham and founded a monastery there with his brother, Chad, in 654. Cedd was "well beloved" and many of the monks from Essex went with him to Lastingham There, he and all of the monks died of plague except for one little Essex boy. His story is beautifully told in "Wulf", an historical novel by Kevin Crossley-Holland.
See also the entry for St Cedd's Well at Lastingham.|
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|Like the picture. The simplicity of the backround and perspective and red colour of the building make it stand out against the blue sky
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