Set within peaceful grounds, the village church of Great Milton was mostly rebuilt in the early 14th century. The building is thus predominately Early English, but some Norman features can still be seen.
Listed Building Description
GREAT MILTON CHURCH ROAD SP60SW (East side) 5/101 Church of St. Mary 18/07/63 (Formerly listed as Church of St. Mary the Virgin) GV 1 Church. C11/12, C13 and mainly early C14. Coursed limestone rubble and ashlar dressings; sheet metal roofs. 3-bay aisled nave with chancel, west tower and south porch...
Sunday Roast and a Village Walk
Sunday afternoon we drove to our neighboring village of Little Milton for Sunday roast at the Lamb Inn, a pub that was recommended by our landlord Charles. There were several glowing reviews online too, and it's so popular you even have to make reservations! And wow, was it ever good! David said he may actually have to hug Charles next time he sees him...
The Church Photography Workout
After a stormy and cloudy weekend, Monday turned out to be remarkably sunny. Motivated by the ever-present fear that the sun is about to go away (which is quite justified in England), I just had to go out and enjoy it. So I took my camera for a walk through Great Milton to Great Haseley, a village about 2 miles southeast of us...
On Saturday afternoon, after completing the morning errands in Oxford and watching the Formula One qualifying race (which is in Britain this weekend!), we went for a walk around our new hometown of Great Milton...
Friday Evening Drive
Our pretty car in front of Great Milton's church. Last night the weather was finally nice again, so we took the new car out for a spin...
A Gray Saturday Visit to Great Milton
After watching the Formula One qualifying race this afternoon, we headed out to the village of Great Milton (just outside Oxford) to try out David's new wide-angle lens. The weather was very grey, we were rained on frequently, and all the churches we visited were locked, but we still had a good time and the lens looks like it is going to be a great addition to the family...
References & Resources
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- Church of St Mary (Great Milton, England)
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- First Published
- October 8, 2013
- Last Updated
- April 11, 2015