Shere Church

: Shere Church, dedicated to St James, is lucky to be a rare example of a medieval structure relatively unspoilt by Victorian restoration.  It is thought that the earliest parts date from the late 11th century.  It almost certainly has Saxon origins, as has Albury Old Church precisely one Druid Mile west.

Plan of Shere Church

Site plan Shere Church

Shere ChurchShere Church from the south

Shere graveyard

From the west end of the church looking down Church Lane in line with Albury Old Church.

Trivia:  The White Horse pub in the centre distance is a favourite location for filming; ‘The Holiday’ with Cameron Diaz and Jude Law being one of the latest.  Shere Church was used in the 2004 ‘Bridget Jones’ film.

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