Photos of Salperton, Gloucestershire, All Saints church
Here are a few photos All Saints church, Salperton. The situation
of the church in the grounds of Salperton Park is quite spectacular. If you
enjoy medieval wall paintings it is well worth your while to pay a visit to
this isolated church.
All Saints stands in the grounds of Salperton Park, directly beside the manor house.
The north porch dates to about 1400. Before the porch stands a 17th century table tomb
Above the tower arch is this striking medieval wall painting depicting a skeleton gripping an arrow
A closer view of the skeletal wall painting. It is thought that the skeleton may be an early representation of Father Time.
Looking up the nave of All Saints to the chancel. The chancel arch is early Norman, dating to about 1120
In the tower is this early foliated gravestone, which is probably no later than 1300
A closer view of the Norman chancel arch
In the Norman sanctuary this small piscina is set into the south wall
All Saints stands in lovely landscaped parkland
Photos are available for use in publishing or other image licensing,
please contact Britain Express image
All images are © David Ross