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Kilpeck Church
51.970300° N, 2.809180° W
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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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  • Worcestershire and Herefordshire Churches

    Posted November 5, 2007 by Holly Hayes Part of: Graduate School in Oxford

    Last Thursday we took a day trip up north to Worcestershire and Herefordshire, English counties not too far from the Welsh border. Pershore Abbey Our first stop was Pershore Abbey, because it was on the way and I had an article on it that needed pictures. We didn't stay long, but it was pretty cool on the outside and…

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October 8, 2013
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July 11, 2014

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