St Peter

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An unusually complete Victorian interior with a breathtakingly elaborate chancel, featuring cusped and gilded roof rafters.

About this church

The church was entirely rebuilt in the style of a 13th century church by the architect Henry Woodyer in 1864.

The only pre Victorian relic is the 15th century chancel screen, which has, however, been elaborately decorated in colour, like the rest of the church. The nave walls are painted with the 'miraculous draught of fishes' in gold and blue.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • 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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Author, artist and founder of the Arts and Crafts movement William Morris called this'the most beautiful country church in all England'.

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St Nicholas

Its pre Norman tower alone would make this church special, but what makes it both unique and mysterious is its two storey sanctuary.

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