Photos of Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Here are a few photos from our recent visit to Cirencester. Please see our expanded galleries of the parish church of St John the Baptist and the Corinium Museum.

Photo of St John the Baptist church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
The war memorial stands outside the ornate south porch of St John the Baptist parish church
Photo of St John the Baptist church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
An old cart stands outside the south aisle
Photo of Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
The carved base of the medieval market cross. The cross has been moved several times; it once stood in the Abbey Grounds before finding a home outside the north entrance to the parish church
Photo of St John the Baptist church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
Alabaster effigy on a tomb in the north ambulatory of the church
Photo of St John the Baptist church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
The 15th century wine-glass pulpit is one of the architectural delights of St John the Baptist church
Photo of St John the Baptist church, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
Cottages of Cotswold stone line the streets of Cirencester. This is Dollar Street, where the bounds of the medieval abbey property stood.
Photo of Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
A small lane leading off Park street suggests the presence here of the medieval order of the Knights Templar
Photo of the Corinium Museum, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
Grave stone of a Roman legionary showing a mounted soldier in battle, from the Corinium Museum on Park Street
Photo of the Corinium Museum, Cirencester, Gloucestershire.
The 'Hunting Dogs' mosaic, discovered in a townhouse in Dyer Street, Cirencester, also from the Corinium Museum. The central medallion shows three hunting dogs chasing their prey

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All images are © David Ross

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