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St Margaret

George Clayton Tennyson, father of Poet Laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson, was rector from 1806 till his death in 1831.

Bag Enderby, Lincolnshire

Opening times

Open daily 9am to 6pm.


Chester Square
Bag Enderby
PE23 4NP

St Margaret’s is built of local greenstone and has stood in the village since 1407. Money from the estate of Albinus de Enderby financed the project. Items of note are the octagonal font, the windows containing fragments of medieval glass and the boss of a Danish shield which was found during an archaeological dig in a nearby field and is now nailed to the main door.
Various Tennyson related artefacts and interpretation boards are also present.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Social heritage stories

  • National heritage here

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Dog friendly

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Church of England

Contact information

Other nearby churches

St Margaret

Somersby, Lincolnshire

Early Perpendicular, Grade II listed church and birthplace of Alfred Lord Tennyson, the Victorian poet whose father George Clayton Tennyson was rector from 1806 until his death in 1831.

St Andrew

Ashby Peurorum, Lincolnshire

Ashby is a remote hamlet and its medieval church of St Andrew is approached across a farmyard. The churchyard affords fabulous views across the Wolds.

St Philip

Brinkhill, Lincolnshire

The present church was built in red brick with greenstone and slate in 1857 by Maugham and Fowler and replaced the original chalk and thatch building.