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Bristol, St Mary Redcliffe Church

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Bristol, St Mary Redcliffe Church
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Every guidebook to Bristol mentions that Queen Elizabeth is supposed to have called St Mary Redcliffe "The fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England." She may well be right. This cruciform church dates to the 12th century, but its magnificent architecture is more a product of Bristol's prosperity in the later Middle Ages. Magnificent carvings abound, especially on the nave roof, which boasts 1200 gilded and carved bosses.

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