Archive for the tag 'St Andrew’s Church'

Castle Combe is a quintessentially English village often named as the ‘prettiest village in England.’ The village sits in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in north west Wiltshire.
Castle Combe has featured regularly as a film location, most recently in The Wolf Man, Stardust and Stephen Spielberg’s War Horse. It was also used in [...]

20 Comments CherryPie on Dec 3rd 2020

Just inside the front door of the church stands a huge font which is thought to be part of a Roman column. The organ was originally built by Charles Brindley in 1849, but little now remains from that date.   The knave is furnished with box pews, the pulpit is Jacobean and the altar rails [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Aug 13th 2014

Some of you may recall that I have had two failed attempts at taking photographs of St Andrew’s Church.  On my first attempt I was nearly run over by a driver who had not noticed I was walking along the country lane.
Afterwards I decided to make the short walk to St Andrew’s church in the nearby [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Aug 12th 2014

I am back to work tomorrow and I wonder where the weekend has gone, it didn’t feel much like Easter…
A friend was celebrating a special birthday over the Easter weekend and (he and his partner) invited friends round for a celebratory buffet at around 6pm on Easter Sunday (the traditional time my family share Easter [...]

11 Comments CherryPie on Apr 9th 2012

After a weekend of  “Error establishing a database connection” my blog for now seems to be behaving itself and the engineers are looking into why the problem keeps recurring.  So what have I been doing whilst I have been away?  Taking advantage of the lovely sunny weather of course
On Saturday I had lunch, [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 3rd 2011