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National Churches Trust

Churches of the week

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.

Southwell Minster
Southwell, Nottinghamshire

31st July 2020

Southwell Minster, Southwell

800 year old carvings make Southwell Minster a medieval stone masterpiece where both Christian and pagan symbols intertwine with finely carved foliage.

London, Greater London

24th July 2020

Temple Church, London

Eight hundred years of history, starting with the Crusaders in the 12th century, are hidden inside this Royal Peculiar.

St Baglan Church
Llanfaglan, Gwynedd

17th July 2020

St Baglan, Llanfaglan

Nestling within a grove of trees, encompassed by an oval church wall, the church stands in isolation overlooking Caernarfon Bay.