All Saints' Church, Wordwell, Suffolk
- What's nearby
Be seated on grotesque carvings
Although restored by the Victorians between 1857-1866, All Saints still contains stone carvings and a chancel arch from Norman times. The fifteenth-century benches have beautiful carvings - look for the back panel filled with grotesque creatures, some with human heads.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
A treasure house of local craftmanship
On-road parking next to churchyard. There is a grass path through the churchyard to the church and steps to enter the church.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, this church has natural lighting only. There is no heating, running water or toilet facilities.
6 miles north of Bury St. Edmunds. Take A134 and B1106 to Culford and Brockley Corner. Follow Historic Church signs at Ingham Road and along Brandon Road to church
Nearest railway station: Bury St Edmunds (4.6 miles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church before you visit? You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.Suffolk County Guide 2012
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Suffolk. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.
Useful local links:
- Visit Suffolk tourism website: www.visitsuffolk.com
- Suffolk Local History Council: www.slhc.org.uk
- Suffolk Family History Society: www.suffolkfhs.co.uk
- Suffolk Churches website: www.suffolkchurches.co.uk
- Suffolk Institute of Archaeology & History: www.suffolkarch.org.uk
- Suffolk Historic Churches Trust: www.shct.org.uk