Saxon Evangelical Fortress Church
This vast fortified complex is a fine example of the "rural fortresses" of the Saxon territories. Within its imposing perimeter walls are two enclosed courtyards, linked by a vaulted passage. The mid-13C church stands in the second courtyard. The locals stored their harvests within the thick walls, which were fitted with cells and refectories to sustain those within during a prolonged siege.
©N. Laing/John Warburton-Lee/Photononstop
May-Oct: 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-3pm; Nov-Apr: 9am-3pm - closed Sun