Church of St Mary Magdalene, Great Elm facts for kids
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In the 13th century the two-bay nave was lengthened, possibly when the tower was added around 1240. The chancel was widened around the same period. Some of the Romanesque fabric of the original Norman building can be seen despite the remodelling in the early 17th century. The walls show herringbone pattern masonry. The three-stage tower has corner buttresses and a saddleback roof.
The parish is part of the benefice of Mells with Buckland Dinham, Elm, Whatley and Chantry within the Diocese of Bath and Wells.
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