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Thanks for your comments on the photos of Stinchcombe Hill.

This series this evening, are views taken on the Cotswold Way in the direction of North Nibley as well as the church and John Smyth’s birth place.

“North Nibley is a village in Gloucestershire, England about 3 km northwest of Wotton-under-Edge.

The village is commonly known as Nibley: the official name North Nibley distinguishes it from the village of Nibley, just outside Yate, about 10 miles away in South Gloucestershire.

North Nibley is the probable birth place of William Tyndale, who was responsible for translating the New Testament into English, and for which he was later sentenced to death by burning at the stake in Vilvoorde, Flanders.

In his memory the Tyndale Monument stands on Nibley Knoll just above the village, at grid reference ST742957 on the Cotswold Way and is a fine viewpoint. From the top of the monument the panoramic views of both the Severn Bridges and beyond to the Black Mountains in Wales can be fully appreciated.

Nibley House, next to the church, was the home of John Smyth (1567-1641), steward of the Berkeley Estates and historian of the early settlement of Virginia.” (Wikipedia)

f16 1/60th zoom @17mm cropped top and bottom

Thank you for stopping and hoping you’ll enjoy this lovely walk to North Nibley on a fine Autumn day in October.

Have a nice evening,


Tags: Gloucestershire Landscape and travel Tyndale monument Nibley knoll North nibley William tyndale

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dianah 11 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 6:46PM
I love the name Jean Noel. These are such lovely images fo an attractive place..I think my favourite is version 5..there is so much atmosphere.

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Bodiewil 10 46 Wales
5 Nov 2008 7:11PM
Five great images agree with Di about No5
5 Nov 2008 7:12PM
Great shots, nicely captured.
5 Nov 2008 7:18PM
Nice series of shots and interesting write up - didn't know there was a Tyndale Monument and it looks a great viewpoint.

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1794 United Kingdom
5 Nov 2008 7:23PM
Nibley Knoll sounds so absurdly English, like something out of a children's book. Love the light particularly catching the horses in V3. And thanks for the info regarding the Tyndale Monument, didn't know about that being there.
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
5 Nov 2008 7:37PM
number 4 & 5 ! excellent...
DolphinLady 11 54 1 Wales
5 Nov 2008 7:52PM
A wonderful set of images.
I like the horses in V3, & V5 for the atmosphere you have captured.
photophantom 9 108 3 Philippines
5 Nov 2008 8:35PM
Excellent series. V3 n v4 I like most. Well done JNC
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
5 Nov 2008 9:22PM
These are beautiful images-- I especially like how you have done the one entitled the church-- using the drk and the light to emphasize your subject!
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
5 Nov 2008 9:23PM
A great serie

Mavis Plus
15 143 2 England
5 Nov 2008 11:12PM
A good set of pictures here . I love the 3 Horses and version 5 . A good composition of church and a house with stone wall . xx
5 Nov 2008 11:29PM
An excellent set of images.
Bob_V 10 1 2 United States
6 Nov 2008 12:18AM
What a wonderful series, such lovely images.
RTDS 9 Cyprus
6 Nov 2008 6:47AM
Excellent set of captures.
I so like V3..awsome shot that.
Great details and colours on all of the images.
Ray42 9 3 England
6 Nov 2008 7:21AM
Nice series of shots and interesting write up
cjl47 9 4 3 England
6 Nov 2008 8:46AM
A lovely picturesque spot.
It's the horses and V5 for me, nice series, well done.

sillygirl 9 9 Sweden
6 Nov 2008 11:53AM
A lovely set of photos, V3 wins my heart because i love horses Grin
6 Nov 2008 10:25PM
A superb set, all great in their own right.
7 Nov 2008 4:06PM
exellent serie
7 Nov 2008 4:18PM
Beautiful image. Such a peaceful spot.


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