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Anglo Saxon church & chapel
Deerhurst has an Anglo Saxon partly 10th century monastic building still standing, St Mary's Priory Church. It is notable among Anglo-Saxon buildings for the many features of the period which can be observed. Remarkably, there is a second important Anglo-Saxon building in the village, Odda's Chapel, a Saxon church, lying about 200 yards south-west of the church. An inscription dates this precisely to the reign of King Edward the Confessor.
- Philip Rahtz (2001). Deerhurst Above and Below Ground. Friends of Deerhurst Church. ISBN 0-9521199-5-1.
- ^ Taylor, H.M. & Joan, Anglo-Saxon Architecture Cambridge 1965.
- ^ Biddulph, Joseph, Getimbrod: A Love of Anglo-Saxon Architecture Pontypridd 2004. ISBN 978-1-897999-52-3.
- ^ Biddulph, Joseph, More Anglo-Saxon and Pre-Conquest Building: From England and Wales Pontypridd 2010. ISBN 978-1-897999-80-6.
- ^ Higgitt, John, Odda, Orm and others: Patrons and Inscriptions in Later Anglo-Saxon England Deerhurst Lecture 1999. ISBN 0-9521199-7-8.
- English Buildings: Deerhurst - Lost and Found
- English Buildings: Deerhurst - Saxon Severnside
- BBC Gloucestershire: Floods 2007
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