St Mary Magdalene

The church is listed Grade II* and dates from the 14th and 15th centuries.

About this church

Special features include a crocketed stoup and a memorial to the 1st Viscount Caldecote. The church also retains its fine medieval font and pews, and a Georgian pulpit. Caldecote is also of interest for its early repairs, undertaken in the 18th century using red brick to fill in the clunch (chalk) that has worn away.

We are very grateful to the Caldecote Church Friends who amongst other things help put on the popular Fuchsia Festival in the church each year.

Key Features

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

Visitors information

  • Steps to enter the church or churchyard
  • Car park at church
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

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St Peter & St Paul

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St Andrew

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