St Mary Magdalene

Gedney's elegant and beautifully decorated tower is crowned by a spire that is little more than a stump.

About this church

The body of the church has the hallmark of a great Perpendicular building: huge windows that fill it with light.

It has a two storey porch within which is one of the best medieval doors in England, its woodwork faded to a silvery brown. It is carved with shields, ballflower decoration and a Latin inscription.

Inside, the clerestory windows light the huge roof above, which has been over-restored but still retains its bosses.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Glorious furnishings

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

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St Mary

Long Sutton's tower, standing to one side of the church, was built in the 13th century and, until the 18th century had open arches at its base.

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