St Peter's Church, Offord D'Arcy, Cambridgeshire

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High Street, St Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 5RH
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The key to this church can be borrowed from Offord Village Store, High Street, Offord Cluny, or from The Old Rectory near to the church.
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An elegant riverside church

This Norman church's elegant fourteenth-century tower and spire overlooks a green and pleasant riverside setting. The great surprise is the arcades inside: the northern one has bold Norman arches of the 1100s, whilst its southern counterpart has graceful Gothic arches from some 200 years later, but that are still nearly 700 years old.

There is much to see here, including beautiful fourteenth-century stone carving in the south aisle's corbel faces and an angle piscina. Richard Nailour (died 1616), his two wives and many children are remembered in an alabaster monument, and a sixteenth-century rector in academic robes and a fourteenth-century knight in armour are commemorated by brasses.

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