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Timber framed church, Lower Peover, Cheshire

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Timber framed church, Lower Peover, Cheshire
Lower Peover, Cheshire, England
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The village of Lower Peover is tucked away on the B5081 a few miles south of Knutsford. Though it is close to the M6 motorway, the village is peaceful and quiet, an oasis of calm. The parish church is a delight; one of the best examples of a timber-framed church still left in England. Naturally enough, most medieval churches were built of stone, but some few were constructed almost entirely of timber, and Lower Peover is one of the finest surviving examples. The interior is a delicious symphony of darkened oak and ancient carved wood craftsmanship.

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