St. Mary the Virgin - Clifton on Dunsmore St. Mary the Virgin - Clifton on Dunsmore

St. Mary the Virgin was probably first built in the 12th century. The chancel was rebuilt in the early 13th century, and the east window is of that date. The nave is early 14th century, the north and south aisle, and clerestory were added in 15th century. The tower was added in the 17th century as a replacement for a spire that was in need of repair.

St. Mary the Virgin - Clifton on Dunsmore St. Mary the Virgin - Clifton on Dunsmore St. Mary the Virgin - Clifton on Dunsmore

The whole church was restored by G. F. Bodley in 1894.

East window, St. Mary the Virgin - Clifton on Dunsmore St. Mary the Virgin - Clifton on Dunsmore (by Kempe) St. Mary the Virgin - Clifton on Dunsmore (by Kempe)

The stained glass in the east window is set into an early C13 triple lancet window. The North west aisle window was designed by Kempe.

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