St Peter's ~ Stourton

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Parts of the church of St. Peter date from the early 1300s, but it has been restored and altered throughout the centuries. More recently, the old box pews were removed from the north aisle and in 1974 the east end of the north aisle was made into a baptistry. The present font replaced the Victorian font and is late Norman. It came from the now redundant church at Monkton Deverill. Stourton is pronounced Sturton!

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Comments (53)

Stathis Chionidis on March 3, 2013

Wonderful architecture, nice view and composition.Well done.LIKE.Best wishes.Stathis

♦Rosa♦ on March 4, 2013

Stathis Chionidis, thank you, I am pleased you like it.

Best wishes, Rosa.

♥Fairy♥ on March 4, 2013

Beautiful building. On my online visit to the Oxfordshire region I have seen several like this one. I mean, the same shape. (Often "something Mary`s Church")

♥Fairy♥ on March 4, 2013

Also "Peter & Paul" Churches.

♦Rosa♦ on March 5, 2013


Almost every village has one Fairy! In my nearest town there is a St Peter & St Paul's! ;-))

Martin Krepelin on March 10, 2013

Like, greetings

♦Rosa♦ on March 10, 2013

Martin Krepelin

Thank you Martin.

Greetings, Rosa.

khoi tranduc on March 12, 2013

Very nice photo! Like & Ys!

♦Rosa♦ on March 12, 2013

KhoiTran, thanks you for the YS!

Ijaz Ahmad on March 13, 2013

Nice very Beautiful place & Shot ..+ LIKE ,,Best greetings from Ijaz Ahmad

♦Rosa♦ on March 13, 2013

ijaz ahmad mughal اع…, 0

Many thanks for your kind comment.

Regards, Rosa.

Timo's2 on April 2, 2013

liked.. Timo

♦Rosa♦ on April 3, 2013


Thank you Timo....Greetings, Rosa.

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