During last month’s two-day conference on the Past in its Place at Buckfast Abbey, Devon there was scheduled an excursion on foot up the steep slopes of the nearby hill to the south of the modern abbey to visit the beautiful churchyard and ruined church of Holy Trinity, Buckfastleigh. 958 more words
I love Gresford church. Situated in Wrexham borough, it is a complex and long-term place of worship with many dimensions to its commemorative history. Today, I visited the church and churchyard with my current… 657 more words
The rain and wind attacked the stones
That marked where George and Sarah rest.
Somewhere their flesh and fragile bones
Decayed. The gravestones did their best… 27 more words
Churchyards are special places. They often contain a rich diversity of plant and animal life, they are important places for archaeology and history, they often have distinctive and veteran trees and they provide a tranquil place for quiet reflection. 277 more words