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.

 

OCTOBER SERVICES AT POLSTEAD

       

Sunday 7th October

The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

10.00am Holy Communion

Revd John Fowler

       

Sunday 14th October

The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

10.00am Morning Prayer

Ministry Team

       

Sunday 21st October

The Twentyfirst Sunday after Trinity

10.00am Family Service

Ministry Team

       
       
       
       
       

LINKS

     

STOKE BY NAYLAND

LEAVENHEATH

NAYLAND

WISTON

 
 

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