Marygreen Church

Church at Great Fawley — supposdly the original of Marygreen Church in Hardy's Jude The Obscure. Source of photograph: Anniversary Edition of the Wessex Novels, 1920, facing III, 446. Scanned image (2002) by Philip V. Allingham; text by Allingham and George P. Landow. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the person who scanned the image and (2) link your document to this URL.]

According to the editors, many of whose remarks seem based on Thomas Hardy's Wessex (1913) by Herman Lea, "This is the new church at Great Fawley, the Marygreen of the novel, where Phillotson and Sue were remarried after she had parted from Jude."


Hardy, Thomas. Jude The Obscure in The Writings of Thomas Hardy in Prose and Verse With Prefaces and Notes in Twenty-One Volumes. Vol. III. New York & London: Harper & Brothers, 1920.

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