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Market Place

The church originally dates back to the 12th century, but was rebuilt and enlarged in subsequent centuries. In the Domesday Book (1086) there is no mention of a church at the place it calls Olaveston, but a rudimentary church perhaps existed. The doorway shows that by 1200 there was a stone building on the site. The list of rectors goes back at least to 1236. Since then St Leonard's has been added…