King Sutton, St Peter and St Paul

Kings Sutton, St Peter and St Paul

Kings Sutton, St Peter and St Paul

You can spot this church from miles away although it lies in the Cherwell Valley. Its spire, dating from circa 1370 is both the most beautiful and one of the tallest in the county (60 metres high). It is one of three probably built by the royal architect commemorated in the ditty ‘Bloxham for height, Middleton Cheney for might, and Kings Sutton for beauty’. It is a splendid example of late medieval English building – so harmonious that it looks like a gothic model when seen from the village green. Inside the story is more complex as remains of the Norman church vie with late gothic, all sensitively restored by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the 1860’s. It is a large building, light and grand, with a smattering of Victorian stained glass and a reredos with painted panels ...

Contact & Opening Times

The Square
Kings Sutton
Banbury
Banbury
OX17 3RJ

Opening Times

 

The Church is open during daylight hours.

 

Contact Details

 

Any problems please contact Dee Thobourne – 01295 811961 or genthobourne@yahoo.co.uk

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