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.

MAY SERVICES AT WISSINGTON

 

 

 

 

Sunday 6th May

The Sixth Sunday of Easter

3.00pm Rogation Service and Trailer Ride

Ministry Team

 

 

 

 

Sunday 13th May

The Seventh Sunday of Easter

10.00am Holy Communion 1

Revd Mark Woodrow

 

 

 

 

Sunday 27th May

Trinity Sunday

8.00am Holy Communion 2

 

Revd Mark Woodrow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LINKS

 

 

 

STOKE BY NAYLAND

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NAYLAND

POLSTEAD

 

 

 

 

 

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