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Coming today from St Catwg’s Church in Llangattock, Wales, where I just happened to be this week.

You approach the church through a field of horses.

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And across a nooky little bridge.

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To a gem of a church

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The parish is now relatively small but was once the focal point of a much larger one. This church was founded in the early part of the sixth century. Nothing of this early church remains. The tower is the oldest part and dates to the twelfth century.

Take a look inside.

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The font dates to the restoration of the church  in 1886.

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The sun was streaming through the windows and I couldn’t get a good shot, but I loved the altar.

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And I loved this depiction of the Last Supper.

But most surprising was this….

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Yup that is what you think it is Stocks and a whipping post on display in a church.

But the best was last.

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A nest of swallows in the church porch!

For more information on the church go here

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InSpired Sunday

After the tour of Pickering churches I have moved onto the churches in the market town of Malton. Here is St Michael’s church.

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This one has a personal connection as all our school services- carol concerts etc- were held here.

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For some historical information look here

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