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Bishop's Cannings St Mary The Virgin Church, Wiltshire


  • Located in Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, South West England, England
  • Begun in the twelfth century
  • Possibly on the site of a former Saxon church
  • Bishop's Cannings St Mary The Virgin Church has a 135 feet spire reminiscent of Salisbury Cathedral
  • Inside, the most unusual feature is a piece of furniture called a monk's carrel (or a confessional chair or a meditation pew), a desk with a painted hand of meditation on the back in which are inscribed various admonitory phrases in Latin

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