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Go Historic ID
319032
names
Kilpeck Church
coordinates
51.970300° N, 2.809180° W
main dates
1140 constructed
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  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 12, 2011

    The small church has a simple plan of nave, chancel and round apse. All features date from the original construction in c.1140 except the window and south door at the east end (added 14th century) and the belfry (added 1840s). The west window and south door are beautifully carved with figurative and abstract designs and the roofline is populated with cartoonish corbels. The carvings draw their themes from the pilgrim routes in France and Spain and incorporate the artistic traditions of the Vikings, Saxons, Celts, Franks and Spaniards. continue reading →

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Article Info

Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014