Photographs of History II guided tour of Stewkley


Photos by permission of Rupert Anson

Jill Scott – Stewkley resident and our guide for the morning


Church of St Michael & All Angels – hardly altered since Norman times


West door of church, adjacent to High Street


Western aspect of the building


A small section of the overspill graveyard facility


Long view down the aisle – largely unaltered since it was built


Closer view down the aisle to show detail of chevron archway stone carving


Impressive decorated ceiling over the sanctuary


Virtually unaltered from day one, the decorated ceiling can be seen above the altar


Detail of chevrons on arch above chancel and sanctuary


Tythe House’ (yes, the pillars really are crooked!)


National School (1860-1977) .. now private dwellings


Bellcote added in 1880 serves as a reminder of former times


One of the older buildings in the village. The two dormers are of cruck frame construction


Double fronted house with carriage entrance to right
Yet another building that used to be a pub


Formerly the King’s Head public house



St Michael’s School replaced the old National School in 1977


The Swan public house. In the 19th century there were 10 pubs in Stewkley


Stewkley Village Hall, opposite The Swan and centre of village activities


The former Weslyan School, founded in 1873


Ivy Lane, where drovers once led their live stock


Appropriate house name in Ivy Lane


Pretty little row of cottages in Ivy Lane


Emmeline Pankhurst lived here (1912-1914) as a retreat from suffrage issues in London


Pond in resident’s back garden at top of Ivy Lane


The house to whom the pond belongs .. another former public house


Best kept village in Buckinghamshire in 2016