The village of Nunney is situated at the east end of the Mendip Hills close to the town of Frome in Somerset. At the heart of the village is the Grade I Listed church which sits close by and overlooks the medieval moated castle.
All Saints is by far the oldest church in Wigan but when it was founded and when the Christian religion was first established in Wigan is unknown. The earliest possible mention of a church at Wigan occurs in the Domesday Survey of 1086.
The church has pride of place in this historic hilltop village, making a photogenic composition with the black and white houses around it. The chancel is believed to stand on Roman foundations, and the oldest visible parts of the building are early Norman.
The earliest church in Bakewell dates from Anglo Saxon times. However, there were probably Christians here long before then, very likely they were among the Roman settlers from the 2nd century onwards. Under pressure from invaders, the Christian faith largely died out, but was brought back to the Anglo Saxon kingdom of Mercia in the late 7th century by pioneering missionary bishops who built a number of 'minster' churches. Bakewell was one of these.
Set in a lovely rural hamlet on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, grade I listed All Saints is a gem of a church, with a wonderful chancel and its connections with Italy.
The first noticeable feature about All Saints is its position in the town. You see this church does not face east.
One of the most important examples of Anglo Saxon in Britain and certainly the largest. The church dates from the late 8th / early 9th century.
Welcome to our quintessential English parish church, surrounded by greenery and lovingly cared for. All Saints has been described as 'the church among the trees' and certainly lives up to visitors expectations!
The first known reference to the village is in 1070 as Stantona, an enclosed settlement of stoney ground. The Doomsday Book of 1086 refers to Stantune and the name Longstanton was in use in 1282.
Faldingworth, All Saints has been adapted since the 13th century. The Polish Air Force and Royal Air Force served nearby at the former RAF Faldingworth and this is commemorated throughout the church including in a stained glass window and the porch gates.