All Saints Church, Cambridgeshire

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All Saints Church, Cambridgeshire: All Saints Church at Connington is a very handsome late mediaeval church, built at the end of the 15th century it has survived intact a lot of upheavals suffered by other churches. It is well lit by large clear Perpendicular windows in the nave and clerestory and has a magnificent lofty tower which can be seen from the Great North Road and from the main rail route to Edinburgh. Inside the church there are good arcades, piscina and sedilia, the original nave roof and chapel screens, as well as excellent pews, and other furnishings mostly dating from 1841. The monuments include those to a Scottish King, a prince and to three centuries of the locally influential Cotton family with the work being done by the stone mason Grinling Gibbons.

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Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, East of England, England, Great Britain, UK, Europe
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All Saints Church, All Saints Church Connington

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Take junction 15 or 16 off A1 (M) between Huntingdon and Peterborough, near Sawtry with directions to Conington. Good directions in village to church and 457th USAF war memorial. Limited parking in driveway beside church.

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Nearest railway station is Peterborough.

Admission

Opening times:

Open all year, Keyholder nearby.

Prices:

Free
*Donations welcome

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Address: All Saints Church, Church Lane, Conington, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 3QD, UK.
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