Finedon, St Mary the Virgin

Finedon, St Mary

Finedon, St Mary

Don’t give up on your search for this church. It is well worth the effort. You will find it at the far west end of the village overlooking countryside. A large building constructed of rich treacly iron stone which was quarried locally. Unusually it was built in one go during the early 1300’s although so ambitious in design there is a beautiful strainer arch had to be added across the nave circa. 1400. Look up here and you will discover a series of carved bosses in the nave ceiling including two lively heads of Green Men. It is not just the gothic architecture that would draw you here as the church contains a number of outstanding items. Foremost the 1704-5 organ built by Father Smith and his successor Christopher Shrider. It is decorated with the royal arms ...

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Contact & Opening Times

Finedon
St Mary
Church Hill
Finedon
NN9 5NR

Opening Times

 

The church is normally locked, see below for contact details.

 

Contact Details

 

Key obtainable by emailing omajane@hotmail.co.uk or contacting Mrs Read – 01933 680522

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