Photos of Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire, St Mary's Church

Here are a few photos St Mary's church, Temple Guiting. This is a fascinating church, juxtaposing in one location elegant Georgian architecture with a collection of superb medieval carved heads.

Photo of St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire
The west tower and embattled nave of St Mary's
Photo of St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire
The norh porch and transept. Here you see predominently 15th century architecture, which is decidedly at odds with the remodelled nave.
Photo of St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire
Compare this classical Georgian window in the south wall of the nave with the previous views of the medieval remainders of St Mary's.
Photo of St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire
Column supporting the 15th century north porch
Photo of St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire
Three panels of late 15th century stained glass in the north wall of the nave. Nine further panels are on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York
Photo of St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire
Above the north door is this elaborate 18th century decalogue, of gilded and painted wood.
Photo of St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire
Detail of the decalogue. Decalogues usually contain the text of the Biblical Ten Commandments.
Photo of St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire
Coat of arms over the west door of the nave
Photo of St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting, Gloucestershire
15th century font

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