The Abbot's Porch Cerne Abbas Dorset
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The Abbot's Porch Cerne Abbas Dorset

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This is taken from inside the Abbot's Porch in the grounds of the Guest House which is all that remains of the Abbey, which gives the name to the village of Cerne Abbas. I particularly like the fan vaulting in the ceiling.

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Imágenes cercanas en England


A: The Silver Well Cerne Abbas

por Sophie Morse, 100 metros de distancia

This well originally associated with a vision that St Edwold had, was later changed to St Augustine b...

The Silver Well Cerne Abbas

B: Gorse and Blackthorn near Cerne Abbas in Dorset.

por John Willetts ARPS, a 1.6 km.

The prickly bushes with the bright yellow flowers are gorse. There's an old country saying that when ...

Gorse and Blackthorn near Cerne Abbas in Dorset.

C: UpCerne, Dorset. Witches Butter

por John Willetts ARPS, a 1.6 km.

Witches Butter or Orange Jelly Fungus is growing on the gnarled and twisted bark of an old Weeping Wi...

UpCerne, Dorset. Witches Butter

D: Nettlecombe Tout hill fort, Dorset

por John Willetts ARPS, a 7.3 km.

This panorama was taken on the steep defensive slope of an Iron Age fort on a promv . As I discovered...

Nettlecombe Tout hill fort, Dorset

E: St Martin Church Chesilbourne

por Sophie Morse, a 9.8 km.

St Martin's Church is set on a slope on the edge of the village and it was built in 1295, a very pret...

St Martin Church Chesilbourne

F: William Barnes

por Sophie Morse, a 11.0 km.

P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } This view was taken on a Sunday (hencs the empty street), of the High St...

William Barnes

G: St Peter's Church

por Sophie Morse, a 13.6 km.

St Peter's Church is located not in a village but near or in the grounds of Came House, Winterborne C...

St Peter's Church

H: Blackmore Vale

por Sophie Morse, a 13.7 km.

Blackmore Vale

I: Milton Abbas

por Simon Nobes, a 13.9 km.

Famous viewpoint within this picturesque Dorset village.

Milton Abbas

J: St Andrews Church

por Sophie Morse, a 14.2 km.

St Andrew's Church in Milborne Saint Andrew is a small village on the A354, the old part of the villa...

St Andrews Church

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