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The Church
The Church of St Mary stands to the west of the village.
It is a Grade II listed building.
The church dates from the 12th century, with a broad, short octagonal spire, and stands to the west of the village, on a mound. Inside there are some fine wall paintings.

The building was extensively repaired in the 1990s, and the wall paintings were conserved in 2007.

Postcard of the Church An early postcard of the rectory
Two early postcards of Church and Rectory

In 2009 from the village hall The Rectory
The Church taken from the new Village Hall in 2009
The Rectory c1950
A poem, engaved into the lead of the Chancel roof, was discovered during repairs in 1892:-

Heare Thomas Williamson I do Right
Which is my Name in all men’s light
Tharfore Dear frinds When this you See
Pray Read it ore And Think One Me
And When you Hear That I am Dead
Think One My Name That’s One the led
Whearfore to you this Verse I do relate
Declaring Just The Very Day And Date
May the 19 Day Ano Dom 1703

The Church in 2008
The Church in 2008

The church from Riseley Road
Some of the roof beams
The church gates
The altar

In Memory of John Fernie M.A. Rector
who died 25 October 1870 aged 67.
In Loving Memory of
The Beloved Wife of
J Wyldes

Who died at Rushden
Dec 21st 1893
Aged 74 years.

Even so, then also which sleep
in Jesus will God bring unto Him.

The pulpit
The Font

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