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About St Mary’s Church

St Mary's Church is a lovely 13th-century building in a cobbled square at the junction of St Mary's Street and St Mary's Hill in the historic town centre of Stamford. One of the glories of St Mary's is the 14th century Corpus Christi Chapel. It is the earliest part of the church and has connections with an educational foundation that later became Stamford School. The ceiling is one of the very few decorated medieval wagon vaults to survive in the East Midlands, although many can still be found i

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National Trust - Priest's House, Easton on the Hill

The National Trust's Priest's House, Easton on the Hill, is a small 15th century stone building in Northamptonshire. It was built by John Stokes (or Stokke), who was Rector of Easton from 1456 until his death in 1495. The chantry priest would have lived here until 1545 when chantries became illegal following the dissolution of the monasteries and the associated funds were appropriated by the Crown.

Normanton Church

Normanton Church

5.29km from St Mary’s Church

Normanton Church served as a parish church until the early 1700s when a large part of the village was demolished to create an estate for the Heathcote Baronets. These wealthy aristocrats used the church as their private chapel and mausoleum. It was later rebuilt in a classical style in the 18th century when the Heathcote Baronets created their estate in Rutland and used the parish church as their private chapel.

All Saints Church, Stamford

All Saints Church, Stamford

5.46km from St Mary’s Church

All Saints' Church, Stamford is a parish church in the Church of England, situated in Stamford. It is one of the oldest churches in Stamford. It began as a daughter church of St Peter's, but in the 16th-century St Peter's was closed and the two congregations merged. It was now one of the famous pilgrimage centres in this area and also a torusit attraction too.

St John the Baptist's Church, Stamford

St John the Baptist's Church, Stamford

5.49km from St Mary’s Church

St John the Baptist is one of five medieval churches in Stamford, surviving from a total of 14. The imposing medieval church is wedged in an unlikely setting between two commercial buildings in the nationally important historic town centre of Stamford, and the well-proportioned pinnacled tower is a notable landmark.

Brownes Hospital

Brownes Hospital

5.6km from St Mary’s Church

Browne's Hospital is a medieval almshouse in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. It was founded in 1485 by wealthy wool merchant William Browne to provide a home and a house of prayer for twelve poor men and two poor women. was established as a home and a house of prayer for 10 poor men and 2 poor woman, with a Warden and a Confrater, both of whom were to be secular.

Brownes Hospital

Brownes Hospital

5.62km from St Mary’s Church

Browne's Hospital is a medieval almshouse in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. It was founded in 1485 by wealthy wool merchant William Browne to provide a home and a house of prayer for twelve poor men and two poor women. The Hospital was richly endowed with property and agricultural land in the neighbourhood. In 1994 it was used for filming, portraying Middlemarch Hospital in George Eliot's Middlemarch, most of which was filmed in Stamford.

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Rutland

Rutland

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Rutland is a landlocked county in the East Midlands of England, bounded to the west and north by Leicestershire, to the northeast by Lincolnshire and the southeast by Northamptonshire. It is England’s smallest and arguably prettiest county and is the perfect place to spend time enjoying the great outdoors.

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