Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Chelmsford
Essex

East of England

Church Street
(Cathedral of St. Mary, St. Peter and St. Cedd)

Saint Peter

(Greek: Πέτρος, Pétros, "stone, rock"; possibly died AD 67)
apostle, featured prominently in the New Testament and the Acts of the Apostles. Patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually depicted holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand. Peter is the first Pope
(Wikipedia)
Thomas Bayliss Huxley-Jones
(date?)

Chelmsford /  Saint Peter   Chelmsford /  Saint Peter

Description

Stone statue on the corner of the church. St. Peter is depicted sitting on a basket with fish and holdings in his left hand a key (shaped as a huge Yale key), and making a blessing gesture with his right hand.

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 51°44'6" E 0°28'21"

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