Churchyard, Church of St Gregory, Kirknewton

  • Description

    "In the foreground, to the south west of the Church, is a mausoleum built for the Davison family in the late 18th century. Alexander Davison was Chandler and friend to Horatio Nelson – his monument can be seen on Lanton Hill across the valley [[1386078]]. The story of Davison and Nelson is told in the book, 'Nelson's Purse', by Martyn Downer (Bantam Press, 2004) The churchyard also has a grave for Josephine Butler (social reformer; 1828-1906) The centenary of her death in 2006 was marked with a new stained glass window and metal bindweed sculpture in the church porch." Photo by Andrew Curtis, 2010.
  • Owner

    Andrew Curtis
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
    Viewed: 922 times
    Picture Taken: 2010-03-05
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