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A Day Out In Yardley
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Yardley Old Church are having an open day today. There is a tour of the Church, eight private gardens are open to the public followed by cream teas. Old Yardley Village is a nice place to visit. (even for Volty).
Phil I think I have just deciphered your previous post. You mention the Church over the road in Horse Shoes Lane. That is a Catholic Church. But I think you are mixing Yardley Church with Sheldon Parish Church, (St Giles). Church Road. St Giles is a Norman church with a square Norman tower. Yardley Old Church (St Edburgha's) is just along Church Rd from The Yew Tree. Yardley parish church is around 700 years old and has a spire, it was there before Columbus discovered America. SB
, Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:52 pm
As you will know Churches are not a favourite subject with me. Although I admire the architecture of many of the older ones and think they have great beauty . It's the rituals that go on inside that sets my teeth on edge.
We had a very nice afternoon out in Yardley Village today. We started with a guided tour of St. Edburgha's then we went round six lovely private back gardens. We had a cream Tea in the old Yardley School (which is older than Blakesley hall). The weather was kind to us. All in all it was a nice day.