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On the Doorstep ~ Opening Doors

As we could not, due to COVID, gain access to visit Holy Trinity at Bledlow on our recent sortie, I will tell you about our previous visit… what we found… and what we missed… The door that has served Holy … Continue reading

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On the Doorstep: In the Churchyard

It was a familiar church, one into which we had eventually been able to gain access twice. A third visit, with plenty of time to look around, would have been wonderful. On the first occasion we had managed to get … Continue reading

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On the Doorstep: Weirdness in Bledlow…

“We’re really close to the Church that we tried to get into before lunch the other Sunday but which was closed.” “What, the one with the remains of a standing stone in the graveyard?” “That’s the one.” “Any particular reason … Continue reading

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On the Doorstep: The Secret Garden

We really had no excuse…we have visited this particular village a number of times. We have eaten in its pub and sheltered in its shade… we even made it inside the usually-locked church in a strange and rather spectacular fashion. … Continue reading

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On the Doorstep: Hidden Histories

There was a point at which we realised that we had got it wrong. That the chapter entitled ‘The Triumph of Horsenden’ should really have been’The Triumph of Bledlow’… but not only did it not have quite the same ring … Continue reading

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The elusive church

The first church we had visited wasn’t the one I had been looking for, so we went exploring. Overhead the kites still wheeled. We looked for the chalk-cut cross in the hillside above Bledlow but it proved impossible to locate, … Continue reading

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