St Mary the Virgin

The parish church of St Mary's lies at the centre of the village where it has stood on its present site for over eight hundred years.

About this church

The hamlet of Fawley is set on the plateau above the Hambleden Valley and has been in existence since Anglo Saxon times.

The church sits on a small rise above the village pond, at a junction of two tracks. It lies within a small enclosed churchyard with brick and flint walls. The lychgate, is a timber and tile structure. The two mausolea to the left of the path dominate the grassy churchyard.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven
  • Social heritage stories
  • National heritage here
  • Famous connections

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

Other nearby churches

All Saints

All Saints is the parish church of Rotherfield Peppard, a village 6 miles north of Reading and 5 miles west of Henley on Thames.

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