Blatherwyke, Holy Trinity

Blatherwycke, Holy Trinity

Blatherwycke, Holy Trinity

This pleasantly remote church stands at the end of a short walk shaded by ancient trees, with the vestiges of the 18th century mansion of the O’Brien family to your left. Beyond it’s park and lake recently restored. On an adjacent hill can be glimpsed the rather unlikely figure of the Apollo Belvedere amongst a corn field. The church ante dates all this with it’s Norman west tower, it’s palimsest of Early English and Perpendicular architecture, with 17th century improvements. The building was twice restored, 1819 and 1854 which also adds to it’s charm – stained glass windows by Clayton & Bell, Heaton, Butler & Bayne, and Kemp and Co. The north chapel is almost as big as the chancel and here you encounter the burial place of the Stafford, later Stafford-O’Brien, family who acquired the estate in ...

Contact & Opening Times

Holy Trinity
Blatherwycke
Peterborough
Northamptonshire
PE8 6YW
The church is looked after by The Churches Conservation Trust website. Visit: www.visitchurches.org.uk Key holder: 01223 324442 The church is open at weekends during the summer months only. For contact details please visit http://www.oundledeanery.org.uk/parishes/bulwickandblatherwycke/holytrinity

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