All Saints

A medieval church with features dating from early 12th century, wall paintings from c1400 and many items of social historical interest.

Braunston in Rutland, Rutland

Opening times

Open to visitors daily from around 9.30am to 4pm.
For guided tours contact the churchwarden.
Printed guidebook available inside church, with explanatory plaques adjacent to key features.

Address

Cedar Street
Braunston in Rutland
Rutland
LE15 8QS

A medieval church dating from the early 12th century, notable features include a square font dating from c1120, south wall paintings c1400 and a late medieval bishop's indent.

The church has many features of social historical significance including brasses of the Cheseldyne family, a coped grave cover with a Nine Mens Morris board scratched in it and a scratch dial beside the round norman arch of the south door.

The church and tower was extensively refurbished and extended in the 1700s. Chancel stained glass windows date from 1919-21 by CE Kempe & Co.

The church also has a large population of bats in the south aisle roof and bats can be seen emerging at dusk in the summer. Outside the church is a sheela-na-gig stone, a fertility symbol dating from celtic times.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Social heritage stories

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Wifi

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Ramp or level access available on request

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Café within 500m

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Services every Sunday at 11.00am (except 5th Sunday of month).

  • Church of England

Contact information

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