ST8398 : St Martin's Horsley

taken 44 years ago, near to Horsley, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

St Martin's Horsley
St Martin's Horsley
The only part of St (Saint) Martin's church remaining from ancient times is the 14th century tower, the rest of the building is more modern. On 11th August 1732 the vicar performed a 'half marriage' he recorded that the couple had only paid him 2s 6d ('two shillings and sixpence' or 'half a crown') so he refused to complete the ceremony. Time taken not available. Source:The Gloucestershire Village Book a joint venture between GFWI (Gloucestershire Federation of Women's Institutes) and Countryside Books of Newbury one volume in a series of 45).
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Date Taken
September 1975   (more nearby)
Friday, 14 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland  Village, Rural settlement  Public buildings and spaces  Religious sites 
Primary Subject of Photo
Area (from Tags)
Gloucestershire  Gloucestershire Cotswolds 
Place (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8379 9801 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:40.8370N 2:14.1510W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 8379 9802
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Half Marriage  14th Century Tower  St Martins Church 

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