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St MARY the VIRGIN, Ewelme

St MARY the VIRGIN, Ewelme
St MARY the VIRGIN, Ewelme

Exceptionally interesting and beautiful 15th century church built on an ancient site in an unusual, and historic, village. The church is best known for the elaborate tomb of Alice de la Pole, Duchess of Suffolk and granddaughter of the poet, Geoffrey Chaucer. Her father, Thomas, is also buried in the church. The author Jerome K Jerome is buried in the churchyard.

Location/Address: Parson's Lane
County: Oxfordshire
Post Code: OX10 6HS
Main Historic Period: Medieval
Link to featured article: Visiting Alice de la Pole and St Mary's, Ewelme
Useful Website Address: Friends of Ewelme Church website
Tip/Nearby: Wallingford Castle, Oxford
Primary Management: Church authorities
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