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Lapworth Church
Lapworth, Warwickshire, England
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St Mary's church in the village of Lapworth stands amid prosperous houses a few hundred yards south of the Stratford and Avon Canal in northern Warwickshire. The location is attractive, but the church is marvellous. It is one of the rare churches in England to boast a detached bell tower, though in this case the tower has been joined to the body of the church by a later connecting passage. There are wonderful carvings of faces on the font, and outside the south door is a table tomb to members of the Catesby family, who were involved in the Gunpowder Plot.

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