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Holy Cross

A wonderful medieval church in the heart of Hampshire.

Binsted, Hampshire

Opening times

Open during daylight hours every day.


Church Street
GU34 4NX

Holy Cross dates from the 12th century with two chapels added in the 14th century. Points of interest are a large stained glass window by Capronnier, a monument to Sir Richard de Westcote (the earliest known inhabitant of the village) and a full peal of six bells. In the churchyard lies the grave of Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.

  • Captivating architecture

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • National heritage here

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Wildlife haven

  • Dog friendly

  • On street parking at church

  • Parking within 250m

  • Ramp or level access available on request

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Wifi

  • Church of England

  • Gateway Grant, £5,000, 2022

  • Our Gateway Grants fund churches developing building projects and also urgent maintenance and repair projects to help keep churches open.

Contact information

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