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St Luke's Church

Our Church

The church of St Luke was built in the 13th (tower) and 14th centuries (main building) and is one of the few surviving churches in England with a saddleback tower. It is likely that there was an earlier church on the same site. The design of the church is similar to the one in Maidford, approximately four miles to the west, and the same travelling stonemasons probably worked on both buildings.

There is a monument inside the church which consists of an oak effigy of a slender cross-legged Knight which may be Sir John de Pateshull who died c1350. There is also a tomb chest with ten ogee-headed panels containing shields.

More detail about the Church can be found on the British Listed Buildings web site.

Schedule of Services

1st Sunday – Holy Communion (said) 11.00am
2nd Sunday – Parish Worship (layled) 9.30am
3rd Sunday – Holy Communion (with Hymns) 9.30am
4th Sunday – No service
5th Sunday – Service rotates around the four Churches within the Benefice.

We are part of the Pattishall with Cold Higham and Gayton with Tiffield benefice. All are welcome at our services.

Personnel

Rector – The Revd. Marion Reynolds (01327 830573)
Church Warden – Mrs. Pauline Pearson (01327 830287)