19th January 2015                                                                                   All photos by Hetty

It was a lovely sunny day, with ice on the puddles in the shade.

Click here for map of walk.             Distance 4 miles. Walk time 2hr 30 min.

Slimbridge Church dates from the 13th century. The spire was added in 1664

S1054847 copyThe vicarage behind the church has the remains of a moat.S1054851 copy

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16th century sun dial on the porchS1054852 copy

Two corbells showing Elizabeth 1st and a famous AbbotS1054805 copy

S1054806 copyThe naveS1054859 copy

Lead font bowl, 1664S1054853 copy

The capitals on the columns have carved foliage – all different

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14th century corbel heads

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SediliaS1054854 copy

S1054860 copyMemorial windows to Sir Peter Scott who founded the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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The Old MalthouseS1054810 copy

At Shepherd’s PatchS1054811 copy

Gloucester and Sharpness CanalS1054812 copy

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A sign post. The 2 otters point to Gloucester and Sharpness. The flamingo is for the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, and a hand for harmony.S1054823 copyPatch Bridge swinging aside for a boat to go through.S1054826 copy

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A flock of birds (click to enlarge)S1054835 copy

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A bridgeman’s house by Cambridge Arms BridgeS1054843 copy

A converted barnS1054846 copy

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