Great Horkesley: All Saints

Great Horkesley: All Saints
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Great Horkesley

Statutory Designation Information

Listed Building?
This is a Grade I Listed Building
View more information about this Listed Building on the National Heritage List for England web site
Scheduled Monument?
There is no Scheduled Monument within the curtilage or precinct

National Park

The church is not in a National Park

Conservation Area

The church is not in a Conservation Area

Heritage At Risk Status

On Heritage At Risk Register?
This church is not on the Heritage at Risk Register

Approximate Date

Approximate Date:

Exterior Image

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Summary Description

Isolated from the main village, the Church stands midway between Great Horkesley and Nayland Village on the A134. Located at the Centre of a large churchyard with many headstones remaining and surrounded by a large field area. The Church is approached via an attractive Lych Gate dating approx. 1900. The Cremated remains area lies to the north-west. There are many mature trees including a Westonian and is a haven for butterflies and insects. It overlooks to the rear The Dedham Vale AONB, with views across the Stour Valley towards neighbouring Suffolk. The church shelter several maternity colonies of Natterer's bats and was part of the Bats in Churches project 2018-23.

Visiting and Facilities

The church is open for worship.
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Church Website

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Sources and Further Information

Cathedral and Church Buildings Division (2014) Research into the Presence of Bats in Churches [Digital Archive/Data]
CCB project, summer 2014, to ascertain the presence or absence of bats in church building
CWGC (2016) Commonwealth War Graves Commission CWGC Unique File Reference Number: 5341 [Bibliography/Data]
Number of War Graves: 4
Church of England (2021) A Church Near You [Digital Archive/Index]
View information on worship and access at this church
Church Buildings Council (2019) Church Bells 6 Bells [Archive/Index]
6 Bells