Delightfully situated in the townscape with glimpses of it down alleyways and ginnels. When I visit there's barely anybody in - I have the guide all to myself.

She tells me that the church is famed for its stained glass, the choir stalls, its monuments and the view from the tower.

"Can I go up the tower now?' I ask, salivating.

"Oh yes, you'll be the only one though - don't get up to any mischief!"

"I won't, I say, I'll be very good."

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