St Andrew’s, Buckland, Hertfordshire

The nave and chancel of this Churches Conservation Trust church date to 1348. The tower, south aisle, porch and south door are from the 1400s.

There is a bird of unidentified species, several harps and a heraldic shield.

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Notable among the protective marks is a concentric circle made up of twenty circles. There are compass circles and daisy wheels, Marian marks, a pentagram and a fox and geese merel. There is also a shape like a union jack rather than a merel.

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The rest consist of dot patterns and initials. The dates are mostly 17th and 18th century.

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Photos by Patrick Carey.

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The church is open daily from 11am to 4pm

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