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Churches of the week 2020

Previously Featured Churches

St Peter Church, Markby
Markby, Lincolnshire

16th October 2020

St Peter, Markby

Tucked away off the road and hidden behind the trees, lies the only thatched church in Lincolnshire.

Shropshire MELVERLEY St Peter church
Melverley, Shropshire

9th October 2020

St Peter, Melverley

The church is made with local Melverley oak and the entire structure is pegged together, not one nail being used.

Hull, East Yorkshire

2nd October 2020

St Charles Borromeo, Hull

" Behind the simple neo-classical façade of St Charles Borromeo church in Hull is an interior redolent of the Victorian music hall." Elena Curti.

Cartmel Priory
Cartmel, Cumbria

25th September 2020

Cartmel Priory

The efforts of the parishioners saved Cartmel Priory from being completely destroyed during the Dissolution of the Monasteries, protecting 800 years of history, legends and myths.

northamtonshire Brixworth All Saints
Brixworth, Northamptonshire

18th September 2020

All Saints, Brixworth

Founded by monks from Medehampstead Abbey in 680AD during the reign of King Offa of Mercia, All Saints is the largest and most complete Saxon church in England.

Roof of Rug Chapel
Corwen, Denbighshire

11th September 2020

Rug Chapel, Corwen

Set in a clearing of roses and fragrant herbs and surrounded by tall trees, a simple unassuming stone chapel with the most astonishing interior.

Morriston Tabernacle
Morriston, Glamorgan

4th September 2020

Morriston Tabernacle

"The largest, grandest and most expensive chapel built in Wales." Anthony Jones

St Augustine church, Brookland
Brookland, Kent

28th August 2020

St Augustine, Brookland

One of the most instantly recognisable churches in the UK with its octagonal, wooden detached bell tower that looks uncannily like a candle snuffer!

Stewkley St Michael church
Stewkley, Buckinghamshire

21st August 2020

St Michael & All Angels, Stewkley

One of the best-preserved and least altered examples of a mid-12th-century church in England, with superb Norman carvings inside and out.

St Mary church Bramfield
Bramfield, suffolk

14th August 2020

St Andrew, Bramfield

Its round tower is the only flint built detached tower in Suffolk.

Ely Cathedral Octagon Tower
Ely, Cambridgeshire

7th August 2020

Ely Cathedral

The remarkable Octagon tower was born from a disaster in the 14th century.