St Andrew's Church, Bemerton

Recent Photograph of St Andrew's Church (Bemerton)

Bemerton in is connected with George Herbert, a poet of the early 17th century, who was vicar here before his death in 1633 at the age of 40.

I am not sure if he would recognise St Andrew's Church today, a small medieval chapel restored inside to the point of disinterest by the Victorians. It is picturesque outside with a tiny south porch almost on the street.

(Information provided by Phil Draper)

Image contributed by Phil Draper on 4th April 2004.
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