Sense and Sensibility Church To Reopen

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The village church in Upton Pyne near Exeter is believed to be the setting for the marriage of Elinor and Edward in Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility.

The medieval Grade One-listed Church of Our Lady is set in the heart of the village with far-reaching views to the Raddon Hills and the Devon countryside, and has been closed since late last year so that, after winning a grant from the government's Listed Places of Worship Roof Fund to restore its decaying roof, the roof could be repaired alongside other urgent repairs. The church repairs are now complete and it has been redecorated in the traditional style. So any Jane fans who may be coming to tour the sites across the UK which inspired her books, you now have one more location to add to your list.  

 

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