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Marton Church


St James and St Paul, Marton
St James and St Paul, Marton

Marton is a little village in Cheshire, on the road between Wilmslow and Congleton. The church is 14th century and is claimed to be the oldest half-timbered church still in use anywhere in Europe. It has medieval glass, a couple of battered stone knights and a mural of the Last Judgement. It is the setting for a crucial scene in Alan Garner's novel Strandloper.
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