Peterborough Diocesan Guild

Centenary Open Day

£2 per tower or

£20 for a day ticket

Day tickets available in advance from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or at the first six towers marked *.

A pdf of the day's route is available here.

Time

Tower

Dedication

Bells

Weight & key

Notes

Navigation

Parking Information

9:00 to 10:00

Aynho *

St Michael

8

16-1-20 in F

T

SP514330

OX17 3BG

wrong.pickup.clasping

Small car park by the church, space for 8-10 cars on the left, up Church Lane

Or park around the green

9:30 to 10:30

Greatworth *

St Peter

6

6-3-11 in B

 

SP552423

OX17 2DU

flock.robes.unfocused

 Park in village and walk through to church – Church Lane is very narrow.

9:50 to 10:50

Helmdon *

St Mary Magdalene

6

10-1-4 in G

T

SP589431

NN13 5QN

lows.obviously.cork

 Parking alongside church is in a narrow lane.

10:10 to 11:10

Wappenham *

St Mary

6

8-3-2 in F♯

 

SP624456

NN12 8SQ

lessening.incurs.post

 Park at the Village Hall in School Lane (W3W polices.renovated.canny).  There may be some parking around the green outside the church.

10:35 to 11:35

Cold Higham *

St Luke

6

8-0-21 in A♭

GF

SP662535

NN12 8LR

plugs.flinches.dealings

 On-street parking outside church.

10:50 to 11:50

Pattishall *

Holy Cross

8

11-2-24 in G

GF

T

SP671542

NN12 8NB

price.seashell.mocking

 Parking on Church Street, from Butchers Lane up the hill as far as the main church gate. Please do not park alongside the church wall.  No need to turn round to go to next church.

11:10 to 12:10

Church Stowe

St Michael

5

13-3-12 in G

GF

SP638576

NN7 4SG

crinkled.eyeful.duty

On-street parking before the church on Mian Street on the side with the grass verge.  If you go around the corner, please park on the side with the hedge.  Do not park on The Green or The Manor.  Take the left turn as you leave the village to avoid the cars coming down the narrow lane off the A5.

11:30 to 12:30

Weedon Bec

St Peter & St Paul

8

14-3-2 in F

GF

T

SP633592

NN7 4ED

buckling.announced.perfumes

 Just past the church turn right just before the viaduct and park under it.  Further street parking beyond the viaduct.

11:50 to 12:50

Flore

All Saints

6

12-2-27 in F♯

T

SP641598

NN7 4LZ

intruding.steams.called

 Small car park by the church, please do not park close to the wall as there is a right of way.  Some street parking on The Avenue, more beyond the school on Brickett’s Lane. There is also a car park on the other side of the playing field at the corner of Spring Lane.

12:10 to 13:10

Harpole

All Saints

6

12-1-12 in F♯

T

SP690609

NN7 4BY

novel.pits.scare

 Street parking on School Lane or Upper High Street.

12:30 to 13:30

Church Brampton

St Botolph

5

9-1-2 in G

T

SP717657

NN6 8AT

award.decks.robot

 Parking on Church Lane or around the small green with war memorial to the SW.

12:50 to 13:50

East Haddon

St Mary the Virgin

6

15-0-22 in E

T

SP667681

NN6 8BU

decades.slightly.trapdoor

 Parking on Main Street outside the church and beyond the village hall.

13:10 to 14:10

Ravensthorpe

St Denys

5

7-2-0 in A

GF

SP669703

NN6 8EL

bulky.universally.tell

 Park sensibly on various roads around the church.

13:30 to 13:30

Spratton

St Andrew

6

11-2-24 in F

GF

T

SP717700

NN6 8HH

passwords.inflamed.silly

 Parking on Church Road or St Luke’s Close.

13:50 to 14:50

Pitsford

All Saints

6

10-3-11 in A

GF

SP754681

NN6 9AJ

grapes.gross.move

 Church car park only accommodates about 6 cars.

14:15 to 15:15

Overstone

St Nicholas

3

5-3-3 in B

T

SP805660

NN6 0AE

cope.brands.rocky

 Park on verges down the lane past the church.

14:30 to 15:30

Sywell

St Peter & St Paul

3

6-0-13 in B

 

SP821672

NN6 0BQ

broached.handyman.chapels

 Parking in front of the church and village hall.

14:40 to 15:40

Mears Ashby

All Saints

6

11-3-2 in G

GF

SP838666

NN6 0EF

manage.stopwatch.gadget

 Limited parking – 3 spaces by the church wall on Church Lane, or park along Vicarage Lane.

15:05 to 16:05

Great Cransley

St Andrew

6

9-2-9 in G♯

GF

SP828765

NN14 1PX

clustered.lighten.setting

 Parking on Church Lane.  Path to church runs alongside the cottages.

15:30 to 16:30

Rushton

All Saints

6

8-3-26 in A

GF

SP840828

NN14 1QJ

raves.smuggled.drones

 There is parking on Station Road alongside the church or in High Street.

15:50 to 16:50

Great Oakley

St Michael

5

5-2-18 in B

GF

T

SP871858

NN18 8HN

expressed.subjects.assume

 Drive up to the gate on the estate which should open automatically.  Park in labelled area on the right-hand side of the track, approx. 100m from the church.

16:10 to 17:10

Caldecott

St John the Evangelist

6

8-0-15 in G

GF

SP868936

LE16 8RX

paddle.refusals.refuse

 Either drive up the south part of Church Lane and park in front of the Community Centre or enter Church Lane from the north and park on the lane.

16:30 to 17:30

Preston

St Peter & St Paul

6

10-0-23 in G♯

GF

SK869023

LE15 9NJ

shells.activity.rejoins

 Area for about 6 cars by the Village Hall or park on Main Street and walk up to the church.

16:50 to 17:50

North Luffenham

St John the Baptist

6

11-1-14 in G

GF

SK934032

LE15 8JR

radar.hound.scratches

 Turn left at The Fox, take the second right and drive past the school into the church grounds.  Park on the left.

17:20 to 18:20

Yarwell

St Mary Magdalene

5

5-0-4 in C

GF

TL070977

PE8 6PR

dozens.expecting.trooper

 Park on Main Street outside the church.

17:30 to 18:30

Nassington

St Mary the Virgin & All Saints

6

9-2-4 in G

GF

T

TL063961

PE8 6QG

parked.painters.next

 Park on Church Street avoiding parking too close to the bend or junctions.

17:50 to 18:50

Cotterstock

St Andrew

6

8-1-21 in A

GF

TL048905

PE8 5HH

infants.windmill.barn

 Park on the verges of the lane leading up to the church.

18:10 to 19:10

Stoke Doyle

St Rumbald

5

10-3-10 in F♯

GF

TL026862

PE8 5TH

nightlife.silver.enabling

 Park on wide verge outside the church.

18:30 to 19:30

Wadenhoe

St Michael & All Angels

6

7-1-6 in G

GF

TL008832

PE8 5ST

oath.forgotten.erupt

 Drive past the two turnings to Wadenhoe village.  Turn left over the cattle grid at the footpath sign for Lyvedon Way (slam.coconuts.headset). Drive across the field and park in church car park.  If necessary, please park in the field on the left-hand side of the track.

18:50 to 19:50

Thrapston

St James

8

14-0-7 in F♯

 

SP996786

NN14 4LE

evenly.offline.shred

 There are two free car parks – Chancery Lane or Sackville Street that are suitable.

 

 

“Tea & Cake” will be available at the towers highlighted, along with commemorative merchandise to purchase.