Didbrook, Gloucestershire Photo Gallery

A lovely north Cotswold village with some attractive medieval and Tudor cottages.

Entering the village from the Winchcombe road you come to this lovely old cruck-framed cottage
Entering the village from the Winchcombe road you come to this lovely old cruck-framed cottage
Detail of cruck framing with supporting half-timbering
Detail of cruck framing with supporting half-timbering
Here you see the bones and the flesh of a medieval cottage! The bones are the half-timbers, while the flesh is infill between the timbers.
Here you see the bones and the flesh of a medieval cottage! The bones are the half-timbers, while the flesh is infill between the timbers.
Beside the parish church is this lovely, rambling Tudor house
Beside the parish church is this lovely, rambling Tudor house
Detail of a half-timbered Elizabethan gable
Detail of a half-timbered Elizabethan gable
The parish church of St George, Didbrook
The parish church of St George, Didbrook
The church is entered through a west door, which leads straight into a huge, aisleless interior much like a very large barn
The church is entered through a west door
The west door is riddled with musket holes left when Lancastrian soldiers fleeing the Battle of Tewkesbury were pursued and killed here by their Yorkist foes
The west door is riddled with musket holes from the Wars of the Roses
The nave roof, an excellent example of what is termed 'open-trussed rafter and queen post' construction
The 'open-trussed rafter and queen post' nave roof

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