St Nicholas

 

A project to fund repairs to stonework and gutters.

Situated in the village centre, originating from the C12th with further parts added in C13th, C14th, C17th & C19th. There are 17 stained glass windows, wooden pews and pulpit, organ and stone font with oak lid. Numerous memorial plaques, many to Monins family, patrons of the church. A bell tower with cupola, used as navigation aid by sailing ships, and 6 bells. The churchyard contains 2 yew trees dating back to the C11th and C8th. Grant was for work to stonework and gutters.

Top tips from feedback:

- When treating weed growth from church fabric, ensure that the contractor sprays, and leaves, herbicide for sufficient time to act on the plants and kill the roots before removing the growth. Or else, the weeds will reappear the following year. 

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