South East Staffordshire
Association of National Trust Members

THURSDAY 26th September Car Section Tour of Southwell Minster and State Chamber

Southwell Minster was founded in Saxon
Times and rebuilt by the Normans as an independent church in the Diocese of York. The
Norman nave is one of the finest in Europe
and other features include the magnificent
Angel Window and the world renowned Chapter House stone carvings “The Leaves of
Our guided tour of the Minster will last approximately 75 minutes and will be followed by a tour of the State Chamber dating from the
14th Century. Refreshments will be served in the refectory at the end of our tour.
Southwell is a picturesque small town offering a selection of independent shops,
friendly pubs, cafes and restaurants with a small market on Thursdays and is well
worth a full days visit. Southwell Workhouse, a National Trust site is also close by.

Location: Church Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire

Directions: A38 North to Sutton in Ashfield and turn right onto A617 to Kirklington
taking right turn to Southwell.
Alternatively A38 north leaving on A50 to M1 junction 24. Take A453 to
West Bridgeford and aim for A612 to Southwell

Meet: 1.15pm for 1.30pm start

Charge: Members £15; non members £17 (includes tea/coffee and cake)

Organiser: Allan Antcliffe Tel: 07807 147572






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