7 Churches to explore in Rutland
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.
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.
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.
Church of St Edmund is a church in Rutland. Church of St Edmund is situated in Egleton, close to Egleton Village Hall. The history of the building can be seen in the carvings and arches which reveal its Norman origins. One of the main pilgrimage sites in this area and also a tourist attraction too.
Saint Guthlac's Church, Market Deeping is a parish church of the Church of England in Market Deeping, Lincolnshire, England. The church is in the Diocese of Lincoln in the Deanery of Elloe West. St Guthlac's is a member of the Deepings Churches Together, a local organisation of churches within The Deepings, and a member of the St Guthlac fellowship. As of 2020 the rector is the Reverend Georgina Holding.
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.
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