Harrington, St Peter and St Paul

Harrington, St Peter and St Paul

Harrington, St Peter and St Paul

The church stands some way from the village, isolated but not austere. St Peter and St Paul dates back to the early years of the 14th century although the narrow aisles were added one hundred years later. Don’t be fooled by the tower. This curious semi detached structure dates from 1809 and is in a classical Georgian take on the gothic style. Inside, the Victorians had a good tidy up leaving a slightly pedestrian nave but go beyond this and you will find one of the most sophisticated 16th century monuments in the county - and in doing so you cross the reset medieval tiles in the chancel. (Note the antiquarian print by William Fowler dated 1802 hanging nearby.) When you leave the church don’t miss the instrument hanging at the back – a Vamping Horn, or ...

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Contact & Opening Times

Harrington
St Peter and St Paul
Church Lane
Harrington
NN6 9NX

Opening Times

 

The church is normally locked as it is rather isolated from the village.

 

Contact Details

 

Key obtainable from Ann Wood – 01536 710535

 

Alternatively contact the vicar Rev. James Watson – 01858 469808 or jvigwatson1@gmail.com

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