St John the Baptist

Sutterby dates from the 15th century and has a Norman or Transitional north doorway and porch of 1743.

About this church

We are delighted that local people have not only formed a Local Friends group but also organised a community project called 'Spirit of Sutterby'. The aim of the project is to tell the story of Sutterby to stimulate interest in the fabric and surroundings, past and present and to bring together the community in a meaningful and sustainable way.

We have now completed the last round of repairs, including the discovery of some vestigial wall paintings. And the resident barn owls are now nesting in their own box on the west wall of the nave, with the other owl box just beyond the church in the back bank.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven
  • Famous connections

Visitors information

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard
  • On street parking at church
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

Other nearby churches


St Peter & St Paul

John Betjeman described Langton church as 'one of the most attractive and interesting churches in Lincolnshire and therefore in England, because Lincolnshire is rich in remarkable churches'.


St Philip

The present church was built in red brick with greenstone and slate in 1857 by Maugham and Fowler and replaced the original chalk and thatch building.


St Helen

The church was built in 1747, with later work in the 19th century.

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