St Andrew's Church, Rollestone, Wiltshire
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A church owned by religious crusaders.
This tiny, charming church, which overlooks the River Till, was built mainly in the thirteenth century of flint and stone chequerwork with two large Perpendicular windows. The little wooden bell-turret was added in the nineteenth century.
Inside it has its original font and Georgian heraldic glass. The oak benches with Jacobean carved ends come from St Catherines in Haydon, Dorset.
The church was originally owned by the religious crusading order of the Knights Hospitaller for 350 years.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
A beautiful church with chequerboard walls
Approached up track of the main road towards The Old Rectory. Limited parking with a gate and level access across 10m of churchyard to south porch. Wide entrance.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a small number have heating, running water or toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
10 miles north west of Salisbury and 1 mile south east of Shrewton, off A360
Nearest railway station: Salisbury (9.1 miles). Bus route numbers 4/U4.
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.Wiltshire County Guide
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Wiltshire. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.
All our Wiltshire churches are in our West region.
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