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Northleach Church
Cotswolds - Northleach, Gloucestershire, England
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Northleach is a very pretty Cotswold market town. The parish church of St Peter and St Paul is extremely large and impressive for a town of such a small size, and is one of the most impressive late medieval wool churches in the Cotswolds. The most famous feature of the church is the wonderful south porch, which is extremely large and ornate.

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