St Mary Magdalene

This is an ancient enigmatic building in a rural setting of Hart, adjacent to the remains of the de Brus Manor House and medieval fish pond field.

About this church

Originally AngloSaxon but extended between the 12th and 15th centuries. The church was restored in the 19th century. Of note are an AngloSaxon cross head, fragments of Viking cross shafts, a preConquest sundial and a 15th century carved octagonal font. Two stained glass windows commemorate the fallen in the World Wars.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Café within 500m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

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