Adlestrop, St Mary Magdalene church photos

Here are a few photos from a recent family visit to Adlestrop, Gloucestershire.

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The church of St Mary Magdalene, Adlestrop, from the north
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A sundial built to commemorate the golden jubilee of Queen Elizabeth (2002). The Rectory, where Jane Austen often stayed, is in the background
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This cast iron arch decorates the entrance to Adlestrop churchyard. The date '1897' on the arch dedicates the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria
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A gravelled walk leads to the church
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A heart-shaped gravestone stands against the south wall of the church
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Memorials to James and Caroline Leigh flank the chancel arch. Janet Leigh was a daughter of the Duke of Chandos
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This carved box on a window ledge in the chancel is dated 1713
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The beautifully carved chancel arch with 18th c Leigh memorials on either side
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Belfry window in the tower of St Mary Magdalene, with suitably wobbly stone louvers

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All images are © David Ross

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