SU2764 : Church of St Mary

taken 2 years ago, near to Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, Great Britain

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Church of St Mary
Church of St Mary
Church of St Mary, Bedwyn
The parish church of Saint Mary the Virgin was started in 1092 but was not completed for another 200 years.
Beneath the church are the massive remains of a Saxon church begun in AD 905.
The church is designated as a Grade I Listed building.
The church contains the tomb of Sir John Seymour (1474 1536), the father of Jane Seymour of Wulfhall (or Wolfhall) in Savernake Forest, who married Henry VIII in 1536.
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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SU2764, 139 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 January, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 2774 6426 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.6032N 1:36.1701W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 2778 6416
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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