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Hungerford Chapel, Down Ampney

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Hungerford Chapel, Down Ampney
Cotswolds - Down Ampney, Gloucestershire, England
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The Cotswold village of Down Ampney is perhaps best known for its association with composer Ralph Vaughan Williams, who was born here. The pretty parish church of All Saints contains an exhibition on the life of Down Ampney's native son, but equally interesting is the Hungerford Chapel, containing this beautiful memorial to Sir John Hungerford (d. 1637) and his son Anthony, owners of Down Ampney House. Sir John's first wife, Mary Berkeley, apparently did not rate inclusion in this grandiose monument; she is remembered by a simple brass plaque on the wall opposite.

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