Photos taken in October 2014 and April 2015 by Pauline Stevens

Avening’s Holy Cross Church, was dedicated in 1080. William I’s wife Matilda had it rebuilt. The tower is Norman with an extra storey added late 14th century.

Avening church a copy

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Norman nave with 14th century timber roof (Norman aisle on left)

The chancel has a stone roof – first part is Norman and the extension is 14th century but blends in Monument to Henry Bridges (died 1615) – a pirate smuggler and highwayman

  Avening church c copy

Avening church d copy Avening church g copy

Norman arch and pillars

Part of the Norman font in the wall Possibly Saxon carved stones

Avening church b copy

Avening church e copy Avening church f copy

Avening Mill

The Tingle Stone long barrow

 Avening mill copy

Avening copy Tingle stone long barrow copy

The Cross Inn (now Queen Matilda)

Former Nag's Head Inn Nag's Head detail
Cross Inn Old Nag's Head a Old Nag's Head bOld Nag's Head c

Found during 2016 search of Citizen archive

1936_10_2 Avening Mill                                                                    1956 (approx) Avening History

1936_10_2 Avening Mill

1956 (approx) Avening History a 1956 (approx) Avening History b

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