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St Mary, Michelmersh

Michelmersh (this link will take you to a map of Michelmersh) is a relatively large parish church dating from the 12th century onwards. The church had a range of graffiti inscriptions present which included ritual protection marks in the form of a daisy wheel on the window west of the porch, textual inscriptions some relatively recent in date, and a number of crosses, mainly in the porch, and a figure. The figure is located on the window on the south wall east of the porch. It is of medieval date which can be dated from the clothes, to a broad date of the 13th to 15th century. .

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Church entrance   Cross in Porch     Figure - South Window
View of church with tower and porch.   An example of a cross in the porch.   Intials found in the porch.   A figure near the south window.
Part of daisy wheel   Partial face   Mason's mark   Star of David
A partial daisy wheel.   A possible partial face.   A possible mason's mark.   A Star of David.