POLSTEAD CHURCH

PARISH OF POLSTEAD ST MARY

ST MARY'S CHURCH IS AN EXTREMELY INTERESTING GRADE 1 LISTED MEDIEVAL BUILDING, DATING FROM THE MID-TWELFTH CENTURY, IN AN EXCEPTIONALLY BEAUTIFUL SETTING OVERLOOKING THE BOX VALLEY SITUATED IN THE DEDHAM VALE AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY.  THE CHURCH BUILDING IS IN GOOD CONDITION AND IN AN EXCELLENT STATE OF DECORATION.  THE CHURCHYARD IS WELL MAINTAINED AND HAS RECENTLY BEEN EXTENDED WITH ASSISTANCE FROM THE FRIENDS OF POLSTEAD CHURCH.

       

VISITORS INFORMATION

POST CODE

CO6 5BS

Polstead is an exceptionally picturesque village in a mainly rural area. St Mary's has glorious views and the interior is worth a visit, especially the rear Norman brick arches and much reused Roman material. The Church is located up a steep slope by an unmade lane leading from the road at the bottom end of The Pool.  Parking is very limited amongst the trees at the top of the lane therefore most visitors are recommended to park on the lower road by The Pool.

 

DECEMBER SERVICES AT POLSTEAD

       

Sunday 2nd December

Advent Sunday

10.00am Holy Communion

Revd John Fowler

       

Sunday 9th December

The Second Sunday of Advent

10.00am Morning Prayer

Ministry Team

       

Sunday 16th December

The Third Sunday of Advent

10.00am Family Christingle Service

Ministry Team

       
Sunday 23rd December The Fourth Sunday of Advent 6.30pm 9 Lessons and Carols Ministry Team
       
Monday 24th December Christmas Eve 5.00pm Carols and Crib Service Ministry Team
       
Tuesday 25th December Christmas Day 11.00am Family Eucharist Revd Mark Woodrow
       
Sunday 30th December The First Sunday of Christmas 6.30pm Evensong Ministry Team
       

LINKS

     

STOKE BY NAYLAND

LEAVENHEATH

NAYLAND

WISTON

 
 

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