The church is Victorian, the first incumbent listed as starting in 1858. There is no tower, just a bell turret built over the east end of the nave.
I was surprised to find the church unlocked in this rural location as the light was beginning to fail. Here is a view of the building from the field to the east, which slopes steeply up from the road and was very muddy!
The architect for this church was Thomas H Rushforth and the building was erected in 1856 and constructed of stone. There is a central bell cote.
The church has a pipe organ in an unusual position on the south wall of the chancel and an enormous font next to the south door.
Being late in the afternoon, the December light didn't penetrate the building, and I couldn't locate a light switch - so I had to rely on flash photography in the gloom! Here is a view from the nave into the chancel.
Apart from the east window, the glass is all plain. Here is a view west into the nave from the chancel.
The west end does not present an attractive aspect from the church yard, being very high and plain. The windows do not seem to sit happily in this elevation - one larger window would have worked better? From the low windows and doors it would appear there is an undercroft.
Visitors to this album since June 2003
If you would like to purchase any of the images featured here or commission others of this church, please click here.
If you found this page using a search engine or other link, please use the icons below to link to one of the main sections of the Roughwood web site:
Please do not reproduce or store any of the pictures on this site without asking first.