…And then we come across the church.
Cue mass excitement as we take in all the
Giants, which appear to sprout from every orifice…
The body of the church you see is an education in itself.
You probably already know about consecrated ground and unconsecrated ground.
It is the Inner and the Outer, pure and simple.
And this symbolism is carried into the structure of the building.
The gargoyles, the Sheila-na-Gigs, the Green Men, the Giants, the Dragons and the like, they are all on the outside of the church building.
They do not make it into the ‘ark’.
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