St Mary the Virgin

St Mary the Virgin, Marden is in a peaceful location on the east bank of the River Lugg and surrounded by farmland.

About this church

The present church was built around 1240. Due to its pilgrimage connections, it is unusually large for such a small village. The tower was added around 1340.

Over the past few years the church has restored the derelict bell tower and commissioned new bells.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard

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

St Margaret of Antioch

This medieval church was built between the 12th and early 15th centuries with the oldest part, the tower, having been famously described as curious and interesting, the internal roofs to the porch and north aisle are considered to be fine examples of medieval woodwork.

St Mary the Virgin

This church with its medieval porch, dates back to the 12th century and has several important historical features including an ancient font,stained glass windows,a rood screen and interesting brasses and is set in a beautiful, well maintained churchyard.

St George

Brinsop's 14th century church, at the end of a cul de sac lane, is famous for its ancient depictions of St George, one in stone the other in glass.

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