Pictures of England Pictures of England
England Map

  Exploring beautiful England with pictures and history...

Search:

Sponsored Links

Pictures of England

The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Ashbury, Oxfordshire

PicturesOfEngland.com Member Login

You are not logged in.

Username:
Password:
   

Not registered yet? Click here to join!

Close

Photographer: © Roger Sweet (Gallery)Premier Member! Click for more info..(12th September 2020)
Description Description contains history

The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Ashbury, Oxfordshire

By comparison with other nearby villages the parish church, the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, is large. Set on a hilltop, it has fine views across the parish and is approached by foot up a steep cobbled path to the entrance. Parts of St. Mary's date from the 12th century although most of the building dates only from the 13th to 15th centuries. There has been a church at Ashbury since the 10th century when monks attached to Glastonbury Abbey lived at Ashbury Manor.

More pictures of Ashbury by Roger Sweet...


This picture also appears in the following picture tours:
Churches, Oxfordshire Churches

Ashbury Oxfordshire


Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 22 mm, Aperture: f 13, ISO: 400, Exposure time: 1/500 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: June 9, 2008, 1:44 pm
ImageID:1217918, Image size: 3409 x 2236 pixels

Roger Sweet's latest  user contact  restricted free use  Wallpaper

Please add a comment..

Please login to make a comment on this picture

Please share the beauty of England...