12th to 20th October 2018

St Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor

St Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Newton Abbot TQ13 7TA

Parking   Car park by Widecombe green, near to the church
Toilets    In the village car park
Food      Rugglestone Inn (01364 621327) Lunch 12pm-2pm, Supper 6.30pm-9pm
            The Old Inn (01364 621207) 
            Café on the Green (01364 621720)


The 14th century church of St Pancras in the pretty Dartmoor village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor is known as 'The Cathedral of the Moor' for its size and its striking 120 foot high tower. St Pancras church is thought to be the most visited parish church in England.
The church was built in the 14th century using granite from local quarries. It was extended several times over the following 200 years, reflecting the prosperity of the Dartmoor tin-mining trade. The most obvious reminder of the tin trade is a famous roof boss in the chancel, painted to resemble a circle of three hares sharing three ears between them. The Three Hares symbol was often called the Tinners Rabbits.

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