Richard Briers’ book about churches
Did you know that The Good Life actor Richard Briers, who sadly died this week, wrote a book on English Country Churches? The book was published in 1988 and the versatile actorvisited more than 100 churches for his research.
Briers was a keen visitor of Britain’s historic churches and deeply interested in ecclesiastical heritage, He visited more than one hundred for his book English Country Churches which was published in 1988.
The churches featured in the book include St Mary the Virgin on the island of Lindisfarne and the oldest wooden church in the world, St Andrew’s in Greenstead Essex.