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Muchelney Priest's House

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Muchelney Priest's House
Muchelney, Somerset, England
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The Priest's House in Muchelney stands directly across from the parish church. It is a delightful thatched cottage, built in 1308 by the monks of Muchelney Abbey for the parish priest. The cottage is owned by the National Trust, but rented to tenants, so it is only open to visitors on a limited number of days. When I visited, the sun was striking the rear of the cottage, so I wandered down the minor road behind the building until I found a low fence that allowed a good view of the rear of the property, through the gardens. I find this an idyllic scene, the sort of 'Ye Olde Englande' beloved of tourist brochures!

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