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Wootton Wawen church, Warwickshire

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Wootton Wawen church, Warwickshire
Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire, England
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The parish church of St Peter at Wootton Wawen is probably the oldest church in Warwickshire, dating back to the foundation of a Saxon monastic cell on the banks of the River Alne in the 8th century. At the core of the church is a wonderfully complete Saxon sanctuary. Beyond the Saxon remains are a quite marvellous collection of medieval and Jacobean carvings and funerary monuments, making this one of the most satisfying historic churches I've had the pleasure of visiting in a long time.

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