Tag Archives: Somerton

A visit to Somerton – Symbolic mystery

If the exterior of Somerton church is unusual, the same can definitely be said of the interior. At first glance, it seems a simple place…a country church with much history and little ostentation. It is only when you start exploring … Continue reading

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A visit to Somerton

About twenty miles away from my home is the Oxfordshire village of Somerton. I had been there once before, a couple of years earlier, when a sign saying ‘historic church’ had sidetracked me on the way home from the north. … Continue reading

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Sidetracked to Somerton II

This is a tiny village.. there is no reason for such a magnificent church… and none is really known; it has never been a large community. Whatever the reason, it is a visit that takes you on a trip through … Continue reading

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Sidetracked to Somerton I

I nearly didn’t go. The sign pointed down the lane… and the lane seemed endless. I almost turned back… it would have been a long detour to find a locked or uninteresting church. But after the buzzard, I thought I … Continue reading

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