WISSINGTON OR WISTON CHURCH

THE PARISH OF WISSINGTON (OR WISTON) ST MARY

       

ST MARY'S IS A SMALL NORMAN CHURCH SITUATED NEAR THE RIVER STOUR. A CHARTER SHOWS THAT IT WAS DEFINITELY IN EXISTENCE BY 1135 BUT MAY WELL BE OLDER. THERE IS A WELL MAINTAINED CHURCHYARD. UP TO 100  WORSHIPERS CAN ATTEND

THE ECCLESIASTICAL PARISH OF WISTON (OR WISSINGTON) IS A SEPARATE PARISH AND IS PART OF THE CIVIL PARISH OF NAYLAND.

       

VISITORS INFORMATION

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The building is grade 1 listed situated adjacent to Wiston Hall. The Church is known for its beauty and simplicity, and its peaceful surroundings. The Stour Valley Footpath passes close by the churchyard making it a welcome stop for walkers. It is of Norman tripartite design, with a nave, chancel and apse and has two elaborate Norman Chancel arches and small windows in the north wall. Visitors consider St Mary's a "Hidden gem and a place of tranquillity" There is adequate parking at the church Visitors are requested to use the parking area signposted just before the church. The Church is normally open, locking and unlocking carried out by local volunteers.

APRIL SERVICES AT WISSINGTON

       

Sunday 8th April

The Second Sunday of Easter

10.00am Morning Prayer

Ministry Team

       

Sunday 15th April

The Third Sunday of Easter

10.00am Holy Communion 1

Revd John Fowler

       

Sunday 22nd April

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

8.00am Holy Communion 2

6.30pm Evensong

 

Revd Mark Woodrow

 

       
       

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