St Edmund, King & Martyr

On a site of Christian worship for over a thousand years, the present building (1724) was rebuilt after an altercation in 1646 between the King's men and the Parliamentarians.

About this church

Palladian style of 1724.

During research we have found an old roof lone which proves that the church was not fully demolished, and also medieval stonework in the tower. Inside alterations during Victorian era have changed the layout several times.

Some stained glass windows.

Church tours for groups by appointment.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Social heritage stories
  • National heritage here

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard
  • Parking within 250m
  • Non-accessible toilets in church
  • Accessible toilets nearby

Other nearby churches

St Thomas

St Thomas is a Georgian church added to by the Victorians, known for its arched barrel ceiling and the Holy Ghost plaque.

St Germain

St Germain's is Grade II listed, and was one of very few built during the First World War, being consecrated in September 1917.

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