Fawsley, St Mary the Virgin

Fawsley, St Mary the Virgin

Fawsley, St. Mary the Virgin

A romantic church that stands alone, shorn of it’s former medieval village, looking out across the Capability Brown landscape of 1760’s toward Fawsley Hall, the seat of the Knightly family and now a country hotel. The church pre dates the Tudor Hall by perhaps two centuries but owes it’s distinction to the Knightly family who improved it from the 16th to the 20th century. Crossing the field you find the church separated from it’s landscape by a Ha-Ha crossed by the tiniest of bridges to the tiniest of doors. Stepping in you enter a wonderfully light open space with a broad nave leading to a handsome chancel – the sort of view familiar to anyone who admires John Sell Cotman’s watercolours. The church contains one of the most spectacular and ...

Contact & Opening Times

St James
Fawsley
Daventry
Northamptonshire
NN11 3BA
Open 9am-6pm daily. Contact: Rev. Susan Falkener on 01327 858101 or revsuefalkener@aol.com.

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