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Ashton Church


(Associated Place)


nominated by: Julie Sampson

The C17 proto-feminist poet, Lady Mary Chudleigh,worshipped at Ashton church,(memorials to the family here) and lived next door at "Place". Her many poems, including "The Ladies Defence", were probably written at her home here.

Contact Information

name: Julie Sampson
website: www.south-west-women-writers.co.uk

Ashton Church
Nr Chudleigh



Poetry Society 2003
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