The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Stratton-on-the-Fosse, Somerset

Stratton-on-the-Fosse on Wikipedia.

Downside Abbey, aka the Basilica of Saint Gregory the Great. ST 6553 5077. Mark Turbott. Another view, the entrance from the monastery, with the organ loft, Sacristy, St Sebastian's Chapel, the Shrine of Blessed Oliver Plunkett, all from old postcards in Christopher Skottowe's Collection. Interior view, Christopher Skottowe. Two more views - 1, 2, choir stalls and vaulting at the crossing, all Christopher Skottowe (1963 and 1968), and from his collection, the tomb of Cardinal Gasquet, taken in 1929. Two more views - 1, 2, both Mike Forbester. The tower, choir stall canopies, and the altar in the Lady Chapel, all Christopher Skottowe (2013). Another view also shows St. Vigor towards the bottom right, Christopher Skottowe (1976). Link.

St. Benedict (R.C.) is dated in its grade II listing to 1857. ST 6579 5086. Chris Kippin (2021).

St. Vigor, which Christopher advises is one of only two such dedications in England. ST 6593 5078. Christopher Skottowe (2013). Another view, Chris Kippin (2021). Link. Grade I listed.





04 March 2023

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