St Benedict's Church, Haltham-on-Bain, Lincolnshire
- What's nearby
A lovely Norman church, with a stunning Decorated east window and a beautifully simple interior.
Look out for the seventeenth-century pulpit and the unusual Norman carving above the south doorway. There are also old pews with carved ends in various directions facing the seventeenth-century pulpit, a screen adapted as a family pew, Royal Arms of Charles I and lovely old tiled floors.
The wooden-fenced churchyard is filled with wildflowers in spring.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
A riverside church standing in ancient fields
There is a step down into the church.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of our buildings, only a very small number have heating, running water or toilet facilities. The lighting is usually operated via a 'push button' timer or a motion sensor.
4 miles south of Horncastle, on A153
Nearest railway station: Metheringham (10.7 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.Haltham-on-Bain St. benedict - Your Church Tour Lincolnshire County Guide 2012
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Lincolnshire. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.
- Community information