SU6462 : St. Mary's church

taken 8 years ago, near to Silchester, Hampshire, Great Britain

St. Mary's church
St. Mary's church
The church is within the site of the Roman town of Calleva Atrebatum. It is mind blowing to consider that this church, the earliest parts of which were built in about 1150 and remodelled in about 1230, is therefore 800 years old, and was built 800 years AFTER the Romans left. The stumpy square bell turret is 18th century.
The adjacent fields are part of a thriving alpaca farm.
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SU6462, 342 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 6 January, 2010
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 642 623 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:21.3693N 1:4.7642W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 642 624
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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