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Church of St Lawrence, Napton-on-the-Hill
Church of St Lawrence, Napton-on-the-Hill - by Karen Lee ©
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Photographer: © Karen Lee (Gallery)(13th August 2013)
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Church of St Lawrence, Napton-on-the-Hill

The Church of St. Lawrence dates from the 12th century, was rebuilt in the 13th century and has later additions. The original rector of Napton was the Prior of Coventry. In common with other hilltop villages, there is a legend which tells how the original church was to have been built near to the present village green. Each night however, the stones which lay ready for its construction were transported by “fairies” or “spirits” to the summit of Napton hill. The villagers took the hint and the church duly arose on the hilltop overlooking the village nestling below, and its squat tower has withstood the buffeting winds for centuries. ( Taken from a "Brief history of Napton on the Hill" by Monica Evans)
More pictures of Napton on the Hill by Karen Lee...

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Exposure Program: Shutter Priority, Focal length: 28 mm, Aperture: f 6.4, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/640 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: -1.3333333333333 EV
Date/Time Creation: August 1, 2013, 10:51 am
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Comment by MikeT(14th August 2013)

A wonderful shot of this church, and a great set of pictures Karen

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