A medieval stained glass window made of fragments from the blast of a World War II bomb blast.
20th century stained glass church window at Swinbrook, Oxfordshire. Image © Linda Acaster Click to enlarge.

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Swinbrook in Oxfordshire, England (population 139) is the ultimate chocolate-box retreat of thatched cottages of creamy stone, where gardens overflow with spikes of pink hollyhocks and blue delphiniums.



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