Light from Heaven - Rutland Water
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Light from Heaven - Rutland Water

The sunken church at Rutland Water is one of the most famous landmarks of this little county nestled in the heart of England.


Normanton Church was saved after an outcry by members of the local community when Normanton itself was flooded to create Rutland Water.


The church itself is St Matthews and was the parish church until the early 1700s when the village was largely demolished to make way for the creation an estate for the Heathcote Baronets.


The church was improved in 1826 with a new tower to replace the 14th century derelict one. The tower was designed as a replica of a tower of St. John’s concert hall in Smith Square, London. Various other additions and improvements were made at the same time.


In the early 20th century the estate was broken up and the church was abandoned until the new reservoir was created.

Get Your Own Limited Edition Print

You can have your own exclusive Limited Edition Fine Art Print of 'Light From Heaven' signed by Peter and posted directly to your door!


Purchase one of an exclusive print run each print is signed and numbered by artist Peter Nutkins. Once the run has been purchased it will never be printed again.


Your artwork is lovingly printed onto 100% cotton rag with a soft velvety matte finish just like our portraits. The pigments that we use ensure that the colours in your print will remain fresh and vibrant for over 100 years.

Signed Prints Remaining

48 Inches wide: 3 of 3

36 Inches wide: 10 of 10

24 Inches wide: 24 of 25


Photographer Peter Nutkins

Alongside my portraits my passion is sharing the beauty of creation with others by offering gallery quality fine art prints for you to hang as wall art in your home.


Wherever I travel throughout the British Isles I take my camera with me. I find that there is always an opportunity to capture something of the British way of life.


My landscape photography represents how I remembered the places that I visited.


I am blessed to have my artwork well received and sought after by collectors and artwork lovers. Thank you for your interest in my work. Please enjoy browsing my gallery site and consider sharing this website with your family, friends and business colleagues.

Location: Normanton Park Rd, Oakham LE15 8RP.

Keywords: England (27), Normanton, Rutland.

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