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Walpole Saint Andrews Church.

Walpole Saint Andrews Church.


Walpole Saint Andrews Church, closed at the time of me calling due to a large sink hole in the graveyard near the porch, so I was not allowed inside this beautiful church. I will return. Its quite local to me, so this is not a problem. There are a few things known about Walpole Saint Andrew's Church, The foot of the tower contains a curious cell or oratory. The church was built in the fifteenth century on an older site where Roman as well as Medieval remains have been found. There is some glorious twentieth-century stained glass in the windows and the benches in the chancel have beautifully carved ends. The church is covered by the CCT.Walpole Saint Andrews Church has a square west tower with south-east staircase turret which is crowned with stencilled weather-vane, 6 bells, nave with aisles, chancel and south porch. There are two staircase turrets at the entrance to the chancel, as at this ones neighbour Walpole St Peter. The style is late Decorated and Perpendicular. There is a curious cell in one of the buttresses of the tower, perhaps once used by a recluse. The clerestory windows are large and placed very close together with only a slight strip of masonry between them. Walpole Saint Andrews Church, square west tower with south-east staircase turret which is crowned with stencilled weather vane, 6 bells, nave with aisles, chancel and south porch. There are two staircase turrets at the entrance to the chancel, (as at Walpole Saint Peter). The style is late Decorated and Perpendicular. There is a curious cell in one of the buttresses of the tower, prehaps used by a recluse. The clerestory windows are large and placed very close together with only a slight strip of masonary between.


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Walpole Saint Andrews Church.
Walpole Saint Andrews Church.
Walpole Saint Andrews Church.
Walpole Saint Andrews Church.
Walpole Saint Andrews Church.
Walpole Saint Andrews Church.