Church Directory

Go inside to see the East Window designed by John Piper and look out for the ‘resurrection’ monument to Richard and Sir Thomas Bennet of the later 17th cent, an unusually late date for this type of monument, in the north chancel.

St Mary’s is a simple, much-loved parish church in a small village near Stamford. The graveyard has been lovingly cared for to produce an amazing display of spring bulbs, especially primroses, every spring. Best seen in March and April!

A grand well-appointed building. Look out for the high, spired, font cover made across 9 years in the 1920s by the parson and his parishioners. The counterweight is an old artillery shell case. Just think of the rope breaking mid baptism!

It is an excellent example of a 1970s church centre. Now old enough to look old fashioned but not old enough, yet, to be historic.

A substantial church with plenty of points of interest inside including part of a wall painting of the 3 quick and the 3 dead on the south arcade and a Jacobean pulpit with tester above it.

A circular Norman tower and a wealth of 15th century wall paintings.

A long thin church with a medieval rood screen with very faint signs of its original decoration. There are also remnants of 14th century wall paintings in the church.

The most perfect example in Cambridgeshire of the Perpendicular ideal of the glasshouse church.

When I was a student in the 1970s this church looked so dull as to be almost invisible. It has come alive this century and has stong links with Anglia Ruskin University.

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