Clothier John Lane at Cullompton Church

Clothier John Lane at Cullompton Church

With churches closed this year, I have been taking the time to look at their exteriors (when allowed out!). One church that has fascinating carvings that take the viewer back to the early 16th century is St Andrew’s at Cullompton in Mid Devon. On the south side...
Sir Walter Raleigh in Dorset Part 2: The Quiet Country Church

Sir Walter Raleigh in Dorset Part 2: The Quiet Country Church

Lillington Church near Sherborne Dedicated to St Martin of Tours It was on the 1st November 1593 that Sir Walter Raleigh and his family would have ridden out from Old Sherborne Castle and travelled 3.5 miles east towards the small village of Lillington. As to why...