Waltham Abbey

The doors of Waltham Abbey were still closed due to COVID-19 lockdown when I stopped by a couple of weeks ago. But the place still called me over to investigate.

Front of Waltham Abbey

Waltham Abbey, Essex, June 2020

Now the Abbey Church of Waltham Holy Cross, much of this building dates back to the 12th century, consisting of the nave of the Norman Waltham Abbey, plus a 14th century chapel and a 16th century tower.

girl climbing steps to an old wooden door

This young girl was ahead of me on exploration of the ornate doors, and decided that she had to knock on every one of them.

And we weren’t the only ones interested in the ancient building.

carved head


Copyright Debbie Smyth, 9 July 2020

Posted as part of Norm’s Doors

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