Didmarton village and church

Gloucestershire                                                  Photos by Hetty

19th October 2018

First we walked along the main road through the village.

The Old Laundry

The village well may date from A.D. 600,  and 19th century pump

The reading rooms were in this 18th century building

This is the main road from Cirencester, through Tetbury, to Bath

Hexagonal gazebo 18th century

The 16th/17th century manor house was once bigger, but there was a serious fire

Tithe Barn


A visit with Stroud U3A Church History and Architecture Group

The mediaeval church of St Lawrence was altered in the 18th century


Shaft of a medieval cross


Georgian interior

Triple-decker pulpit

Old chair

View from the top pulpit

The 1818 chandelier still has candles

The hat pegs remain from when there was a gallery


Left – A memorial to John and Frances Codrington’s 13 stillborn children. They lived at the Manor House

Link to more U3A church visits

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