Friday, 23 November 2012

Which Way Mecca?

Following on from my fascinating (sic) post on churches facing east last month, a colleague e-mailed me this link.  It's a discussion on the alignment of graves to Mecca and how this can be measured.  In there is a statement regarding the direction of churches in the UK and there is a somewhat sweeping (but probably true) statement saying they face any which way: OK, but mainly east.

An interesting article.  And it makes me wonder if some church alignment is sort of towards the Holy Land rather than east?

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