SO7113 : Westbury corner

taken 29 years ago, near to Westbury-on-Severn, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Westbury corner
Westbury corner
Looking into a corner of the churchyard here in the Severnside village, as its name tells, of Westbury on Severn. The village stands astride the A48 Gloucester Chepstow Road and is the home of the National Trust property of Westbury Court Garden. The church of Sts (Saints) Peter, Paul and Mary dates from about 1300 and there have been additions and renovations in succeeding centuries. It has the unusual feature of a detached tower, standing about 50 feet from the main body of the church. The tower was taken by a body of Royalists during the Civil War but they were ejected by a Colonel Massey and his troops. The people in these houses have a constant reminder of their possiblefuture resting places. Time taken not available.
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Date Taken
November 1989   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 13 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Religious sites  Burial ground, Crematorium 
Area (from Tags)
Gloucestershire 
Place (from Tags)
Westbury on Severn  Westbury Court Garden 
Primary Subject of Photo
Churchyard 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7173 1393 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.3962N 2:24.6945W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 7176 1398
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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