St. Mary, Felmersham
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The church is remarkable for the lack of later additions to the 13th century work. Victorian restorations added a clerestory and windows, and raised the tower, but much of the Early English structure is unaltered.
The west front is the glory of Felmersham; it rises in three distinct layers marked with a glut of delicate vertical shafts. The portal is cut deep within layers of ornate arching.
The interior is marked by the crossing, with finely carved and moulded piers. The nave is light and airy, due to the large clerestory windows, in contrast to the unlit 13th century chancel.
Address: Felmersham, Bedfordshire, England
Attraction Type: Historic Church
OS: SP991 578
Photo Credit: Colin Mitchell, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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