Inglesham Hamlet Inglesham
Swindon
Wiltshire SN6 7RD
 
 
 
Inglesham is truly a hidden gem just off the A361 road, about 1 mile (1.6 km) south-west of Lechlade-upon-Thames in Gloucestershire.
 
It is found at the end of a short lane that goes nowhere else and consists of a small collection of old buildings including the 13th century Church of St John the Baptist, Inglesham old vicarage and 17th century farmhouse (formerly a watermill).
 
The open fields between this tiny settlement and the A361 road contain the site of the ‘lost’ Anglo-Saxon village of Inglesham, part of which has been designated as a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Inglesham has been inhabited since pre-historic times and it is recorded as a settlement in written records of 960 AD.
 
Church of St John the Baptist
The hamlet’s gem is an exquisitely beautiful and fascinating church, set on a slight mound just above the surrounding water meadows and close to the River Thames.
 
Thanks to its remoteness and the active interest of Arts & Crafts Movement leader William Morris, St John’s escaped the attention of the Victorian restorers. Over 700 years of unbroken history are visible in the fabric and furnishings of St John’s.
 
Please refer to the article 'Church of St John the Baptist, Inglesham' in this website.
 
 
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Getting There

1 mile (1.6 km) south-west of Lechlade, off the A361 road

 
Google Map - Inglesham Hamlet