Oundle, St Peter

Oundle, St Peter

Oundle, St Peter

The adjectives used to describe this church are consistently ‘beautiful and elegant’ and so it is. Whilst there is evidence of its earlier incarnation – it was founded by the Abbey of Peterborough in the 8th century – it is essentially a harmonious and light filled building of the 13th century. It stands amongst the town and school buildings tucked away surrounded by a wealth of Georgian tomb stones. The school and the town, with its market, have developed around it. From a distance it is more prominent with its tall slender tower topped by a recessed needle spire. The town of Oundle, above the River Nene, is reason enough for stopping here but this church will be a highlight of your visit. Subsequent restorations, in the early 17th century after a lightning strike (the original spire ...

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Contact & Opening Times

Oundle
St Peters
North St
Oundle
PE8 4AL

Opening Times

 

 The church is open from 9am until 4pm daily. See below for contact details. 

 

Contact Details

 

If locked contact parish office – 01832 275675 or administrator@stpeteroundle.co.uk

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