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There has been a church in Bolton-by-Bowland as early as 1190 but little is known of it. Parts of the current church date from the 13th century. In the middle of the 15th century Sir Ralph Pudsay , Lord of the Manor of Bolton, began rebuilding the church which was completed about 1466. An unusual feature is the Pudsey tomb, depicting Sir Ralph, who died in 1468, his three wives and 25 children. The tower of the church is said to have been designed by King Henry VI, who was sheltered by Sir Ralph in 1464...more >>
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