Westbury on Severn church Photos

A lovely historic church located directly beside Westbury Court Garden.

Photo of the parish church of St Mary, St Peter, and St Paul, Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire.
Westbury's church is unusual in that it has a completely detatched bell tower, something more common on the continent than it is in Europe
Photo of the parish church of St Mary, St Peter, and St Paul, Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire.
On the east side of the door frame lead into the south porch are these two medieval 'crusader crosses'
Photo of the parish church of St Mary, St Peter, and St Paul, Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire.
Inside the north porch is this fragment of a late 13th century coffin, discovered when the Chantry Chapel was rebuilt in 1862
Photo of the parish church of St Mary, St Peter, and St Paul, Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire.
The font is a very simple, unadorned Norman bowl atop an Elizabethan pedestal
Photo of the parish church of St Mary, St Peter, and St Paul, Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire.
Detail of a dragon carved on the font base. The base is dated 1581 and is carved with the arms of Elizabeth I
Photo of the parish church of St Mary, St Peter, and St Paul, Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire.
Near the lectern is this glass case which houses a copy of John Foxe's 'Book of Martyrs'
Photo of the parish church of St Mary, St Peter, and St Paul, Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire.
To the south of the altar is a lovely eight-hole rose piscina, here lit up with lovely colours from the stained glass window above
Photo of the parish church of St Mary, St Peter, and St Paul, Westbury on Severn, Gloucestershire.
Memorial to Frederick Wintle (d. 1817) on the north side of the chancel. The stone mason has placed 'Asia' where Australia should be on the globe

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