Easton on the Hill, All Saints

Easton on the Hill, All Saints

Easton on the Hill, All Saints

The church is set at the far end of the village and from here you get wonderful views over the Welland valley. The building itself represents a splendid silhouette with a splendid tower and an unusually tall crocketed pinnacles that look like inverted ice cream cones. Surrounding it are a vast number of tombstones that remind you that this is quarrying area. The original Norman church built on this eminence was greatly expanded in the 12th and then again in the 13th centuries. It was Richard de Lindon who added the south chapel and Henry Sampson who added the small chancel chapel. The south aisle clearly needed repairing in the 1770’s and this was undertaken by Lord Exeter from nearby Burghley who was Lord of the Manor. It was George IV who elevated the family to become Marquises ...

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Contact & Opening Times

Easton on the Hill
All Saints
Church Street
Stanford
PE9 3LL

Opening Times

 

The church is open all day.

 

Contact Details

 

Any problems please contact Katy Evans, benefice coordinator – 01780 479249.

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