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All Saints, Weston on Avon | by Aidan McRae Thomson
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All Saints, Weston on Avon

All Saints at Weston on Avon is a small unpretentious building but also a little known gem, it's interior is flooded with light from the unusual Perpendicular north nave windows, that run as an almost continuous wall of glass and mullions (with a few medieval quarries surviving in one of them) and on the two large south side windows are actually a blocked arcade that once led into a demolished side chapel. The furnishings are mostly early 20th century except for two small but fine Tudor brasses under carpets in the sanctuary.


This small, neat and highly unusual church is a real little known gem. My enthusiasm alas wasn't shared by a couple who came in after me and didn't linger long, saying 'Not much to see in there'! I think they rather missed the point, this church doesn't reveal it's secrets unless one is prepared to seek them out, but will reward anyone who cares to look. Having arrived with few expectations I really loved this church, it has real charm, remarkably unusual features and a real sense of stillness and peace.


For more detail on this church see it's entry on my new Warwickshire Churches site below:-

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Taken on September 4, 2006