St Peter & St Paul

For centuries this was an estate church to a succession of families; the Burnabys, Clerkes, and then the Henley/Eden family who successively owned the Watford Estate and Manor here.

About this church

Today much of the local land and buildings are still in Eden family ownership. All that survives of the 16/17th mansion is a pair of stranded gate piers on the road that leads to the church into the motorway valley.

The restoration of the church in the mid 19th century brought with it the handsome low box pews and the stained glass in the chancel by Heaton, Butler and Bayne. Here you will also find wall monuments to both the Clerke and Eadon families.

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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