Cathedral of the moor

The church of Saint Pancras is a Church of England Church in Widecombe-in-the-moor. The church received its nickname ‘Cathedral of the moor’ is because of its 120-foot tower. The church¬†was badly damage in a thunderstorm struck by a ball of lightning in the year 1638, where a afternoon service was taking place at the time, with approximately 300 worshippers. Four were Killed and around 60 injured, according to local legend the thunderstorm was caused by the village being visited by the Devil.DSC_0232-Small02JPeg