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Tewkesbury Abbey

a much vandalised former Abbey which still retains a powerful dignity and some very rich interior detail - and an atmosphere of being a holy place

Addendum May 2013 from PBase micro-meet with Martin Lamoon ( http://www.pbase.com/mjlamoon/tewksbury )
from the park to SE, reverse of usual approach from the town
from the park to SE, reverse of usual approach from the town
superbly sturdy Norman tower, previously drooled over by Pevsner
superbly sturdy Norman tower, previously drooled over by Pevsner
east approach, recommended as you see too little walking in from Church Street
east approach, recommended as you see too little walking in from Church Street
splendid nave arcades, but with later vaulting & very spiky font cover extreme right
splendid nave arcades, but with later vaulting & very spiky font cover extreme right
transition from norman nave columns to later work
transition from norman nave columns to later work
the crossing and choir above the rood screen
the crossing and choir above the rood screen
roof and clerestory of the chancel
roof and clerestory of the chancel
The 'Milton' organ
The 'Milton' organ
triforium and clerestory
triforium and clerestory
one of many beautiful stained glass windows, this one south aisle
one of many beautiful stained glass windows, this one south aisle
Requiescant in pace
Requiescant in pace
another tomb
another tomb
'Our lady of peace' by Anthony Robinson; the face only forms if you add light yourself
'Our lady of peace' by Anthony Robinson; the face only forms if you add light yourself
west window dated 1679
west window dated 1679
top of tower and west front
top of tower and west front
angel
angel
interesting modern figures
interesting modern figures
the abbey tower...
the abbey tower...
a log caught on the edge of the weir
a log caught on the edge of the weir