Hailes Church Hailes, England 1139-51
This charming country chapel contains some magnificent 13th-century wall paintings of saints, heraldry, mythical beasts, and hunting scenes.
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- Hailes ChurchHailes Parish Church
- 51.969806° N, 1.928047° W
Overviewby Holly Hayes
December 27, 2012
The small Hailes Church stands on the edge of a field and next to one of the parking lots for Hailes Abbey visitors. It is a simple, aisleless chapel consisting of a nave and chancel. There are no carvings on the exterior. Entrance is through a small south porch. Inside, the most notable feature of Hailes Church is its collection of faded wall paintings, which were added in the 13th century after the church came under the ownership of Hailes Abbey. continue reading →
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