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Saxon Church, Corhampton

August 20, 2015

Saxon Church, Corhampton


This church is unusual, though not unique, in having no known dedication. It is very old and this, coupled with it’s very atmosphere, makes it a wonderfully atmospheric and prayerful place. It is open each day and worth visiting, as are all the churches in the Meon Valley. There is a pilgrims trail laid out with Corbridge being one of the churches on it – see This is an excellent idea and I hope that it is a well travelled route.

DSCN0788Inside I found some guides and notelets and there is a display on the Pilgrims trail in the porch. Above the visitors book had been placed a notice asking for prayers and offering them for those who visit. A lovely idea.

DSCN0785 The east end has been rebuilt in brick as it fell down after some road widening in the 1830’s!

I am much taken by this little church. There is a large yew outside which is thought to be older than even this Saxon church! Quite a place to feel the presence of the past.



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