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Monday, 26 November 2012

Ashton Parish Church

This week's view of My World shows a view of the interior of Ashton's historic Parish Church. This is the parish church of St Michael and All Angels and there was a church on this site before the Norman Conquest. The earliest parts of the present building date back to the 15th Century although most of what you see in the photo only dates back to Victorian times, when the church was given a major update.

The altar is at the far end, below the ancient flags and the huge east window. The church has boxed pews which all face the unusual three-tiered pulpit which can be seen half-way down the nave on the left hand side.

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"Ashton Parish Church" is my contribution to this week's "My World" feature. Please check out the other blogs participating in this week's My World.


  1. Beautiful!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  2. It looks a little gem of a church.

  3. Nobody does churches quite like England....


  4. I noticed right away how well lit this photograph is.
    One of the best I have seen if this interior.

    1. Just my little point and click Sony camera, Ian. It handles dark lighting conditions quite well.

  5. Where I was confirmed many moons ago, fond memories of Canon Lamont, lovely person.


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