St. Edith’s, Coates

Peace and serenity . . .

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St Edith’s, Coates-by-Stow is a tiny church, probably of Saxon origin. It has many special features, a Norman doorway and font, a stunning rood screen and majestic tower arch.

Almost every century has made a distinctive contribution to the structure, a testimony to the many people whose spiritual home it has been. Amazingly, it escaped the ravages of the Reformation as it was, and still is, hidden by trees on a moated site.

However, although the church is an architectural gem, it is its peace and serenity, an oasis in the middle of a very busy commercial farm, which is especially appreciated by many visitors.

It is a living place of worship, with a Service at 8.30am on the Second Sunday of every month, as well as Group Services and Celebrations at Christmas, Easter, Rogation and Harvest-time.

It is available for weddings (small), christenings, funerals and special visits, by arrangement. A warm welcome is extended to all visitors.

If you wish for further information about any aspect of this page,  the PCC invites you to contact Revd. Nicola Penn-Allison. Please see the contacts page on this website.

Directions to St. Edith’s
From Stow crossroads, travel East down Ingham Road for 1.5 miles, until you see the sign for St Edith’s on your left, then follow the farm road round for about half a mile. Please park carefully and do not obstruct the road as this is used by working vehicles.

Toilet facilities are now available for visitor use. The key will be available by prior request, from the contact number for the church. Now you can arrange a group visit, quiet day, wedding, christening or funeral in confidence!

Photograph by Ashley Taylor at Push Creativity

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