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Kelmscott#3

Car parking for visitors is near the church and you have a ten minute walk through the village to reach the Manor. Transport is available should it be required.

This is the nooky little lane, walking away from the house towards the village.

Nearby cottages were built by the Morris family for the farm workers, the current occupants value their privacy, so no pictures. I passed the Memorial Hall which was built thanks to May Morris in memory of her father. There was a craft fair taking place on the day of my visit. I purchased a useful bag of fabric strips for which I do have a project in mind.

Anyway, my intended destination was the church .

St George’s Church.

Dates way back to I’d guess Norman times. Here’s the link to the church- https://www.cotswolds.com/things-to-do/kelmscott-st-georges-church-p2072653 This gives you a tiny bit of the history.

Love the Strawberry Thief wall covering near the alter.
Modern kneelers picking up on the theme.
Old wall paintings Morris was keen to preserve.

And finally outside to say goodbye to this genius of a man, artist, poet, Weaver, embroiderer, printer, thinker, all round good egg.

Really hope you enjoyed these three posts. Are you a Morris fan?

Comments on: "Kelmscott#3" (10)

  1. Thanks for taking us along!

  2. Thank you for sharing your pics and all that you learned about Morris! What a lovely place πŸ™‚

  3. So much history, thanks for sharing your wanderings πŸ™‚

  4. Wonderful 3 posts, Cathy – thank you! Would love to have seen more of the cottages, but I understand them wanting their privacy! So kind of you to heed that. Did you catch any glimpses you might report? Or would that also infringe… perhaps it would. Wiser to keep stum. 😘

  5. A very interesting three posts.

  6. Going Batty in Wales said:

    That looks a beautiful village and a well loved church. Thank you for taking us with you.

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