Beautiful 15th century 'Cathedral of the Marsh', a magnificent example of medieval craftsmanship.
Looking like a cathedral in miniature, St Peter & St Paul's sits very grandly in the flat landscape, with its battlements and row of great Perpendicular clerestory windows.
A small monastic establishment is believed to have existed at Alkborough just prior to the Norman Conquest and the church tower is thought to be of Anglo Saxon origin dating back to 1052.
St Adelwold’s is unusual as there are two churches situated within one churchyard.
Built in 1853 is currently housing three exhibitions; the Inclesmoor Embroidery Map, the forgotten village of Amcotts at Flixborough and the award winning Amcotts Butterfly Garden.
See our Norman arches!
By 1816 a brick shed on the site had been converted for use as a mortuary chapel and when the graveyard was enlarged in 1871 it was replaced by the small brick building which we see today.
Ashby is a remote hamlet and its medieval church of St Andrew is approached across a farmyard. The churchyard affords fabulous views across the Wolds.
The church was built in 1747, with later work in the 19th century.
George Clayton Tennyson, father of Poet Laureate Alfred, Lord Tennyson, was rector from 1806 till his death in 1831.