Abbey Church of St Andrew, SEMPRINGHAM and St Andrew, PICKWORTH
Our visit in August was to Sempringham famous as the site of the monastery founded by St Gilbert, the only English Saint. We had an excellent guide in Nan Davenport. She was able to tell us so much in an interesting and, at times humorous manner. I think all of us were particularly fascinated by Nan’s account of the sad story of the last Welsh Princess of Wales who was imprisoned here for 57 years. This was yet another fascinating day out.
Memorial at Sempringham to Princess Gwenlllian
On our way home we called in at Pickworth church which is famous for its wall paintings. Unfortunately these do not photograph very well.
Pichworth church, wall paintings and choir screen
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