About this church
At the heart of the village is the Grade I Listed church which sits close by and overlooks the medieval moated castle. The nave aisles, tower and transept are medieval with a 19th century chancel and sacristy. The areas origins of the church have been recorded as stating back to 1174.
The church is like many other small rural parish churches across the country except that it receives considerable number of visitors drawn into the church to see the tombs of the Castle’s previous owners, a 14th century wall painting, a Jacobean screen, a Norman font and an infamous cannon ball.