During the 1950s and 1960s the Catholic population expanded, creating a need for new churches.
The church of All Saints is Grade I Listed, built between the 13th and 14th centuries by the monks of St Albans Abbey on the site of an earlier Anglo-Saxon mentioned in Doomsday Book.
Highlights for your visit:
- 11th century Norman font
- Medieval book safes, rood screen, and graffiti
- 14th century Sewel Tomb
- 15th century tower
- 15th century ceiling featuring images of monks
- 15th century brasses
- Six bells, the oldest cast in 17th century
- 17th and 18th century ledger stones of the Brandreth family
- 19th century stained glass windows
- 19th century organ by CM Walker of London (recently restored)
- 20th triptych above the High Altar
- A working church and welcoming congregation in the Anglo-Catholic tradition of the Church of England