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St Andrew's church, Buckland Monachorum.

This church boasts a tiled floor and an opus sectile panel above the altar. The layout of the tiles changes between the aisle and the choir, while close to the altar, patterned encaustic tiles by Maw and Company are introduced.

The village is to the south of Tavistock.

opus sectile panel

altar and tiles

tiled ailse

tiled floor

pebble mosaic Buckland Abbey Nearby is Buckland Abbey, the former home of Sir Francis Drake. This star pattern pebble mosaic is in the garden. The Great Hall of the house has a very striking 15th century red and white tiled floor.

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