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Abbots Leigh Church, porch

Abbots Leigh Church, porch

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15547

Item number: f.70

Genre: Manuscript

The earliest record of this church dates back to 1115. Abbots Leigh comes from the old English meaning "abbot's meadow". The Domesday Book (1086) tells us that the Manor of Leigh comprised of 180 acres of ploughland and two cottages.

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