Friday, 12 July 2013

The Tower


On the top of Glastonbury Tor you will find this tower which was part of a church built in the 15th century. It fell into disrepair after the dissolution of the monastery when the last abbot was hung on the Tor.


Taking part in Skywatch Friday

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    1. Great but a hard walk yo get there.

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  2. Well, I'm glad they at least saved and preserved this remnant. I'm intrigued about abbot now.

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    1. Here you can read about the poor fellow here.
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Whiting_%28Abbot%29

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  3. The age and history amaze me. Wonderful pictures!

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    1. You should see the abbey below the tor

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  4. I like These Kind of photos ... the look from the bottom to the top !!

    Wonderful :)

    Greetings

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  5. Wonderful shots. Happy sky watching.

    My sky.

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  6. Such sunny pictures for the grim ending of the abbot!

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