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Miserden Church
Cotswolds - Miserden, Gloucestershire, England
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I don't think I've ever seen a church approached through a topiary hedge arch before, but that's the case with St Andrew's in the Cotswold village of Miserden. The church (and the entire village) is part of the Misarden Park estate (note the peculiar difference in spelling between the village and the estate). The interior is worth visiting for the fabulous 17th century effigies of Sir William Sandys and his wife wife Margaret Culpeper of Misarden Park. Nearby is an even earlier 17th century painted stone effigy to William Kingstone.

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