St Mary's Church, Pitstone, Buckinghamshire

Church Road, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire, LU7 9HA
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Open from May to September on Sundays from 2.30pm to 5.30pm; Keyholder nearby, details on the notice at the church. For enquiries about this church, please contact Karen Moore on 07876 324 554 or
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An unspoilt Medieval atmosphere

St Mary's is set on a hillside, below the Chiltern escarpment but above the new village stretching along the valley floor. The building dates from the thirteenth- and fourteenth-centuries. It has a tall tower, a long nave and a chancel with beautifully carved capitals.

Its interior includes handsome carving on the Norman font from an earlier church, numerous medieval tiles, fine sixteenth and seventeenth-century woodwork and eighteenth-century wallpaintings of a Royal Arms, Ten Commandments and Lord's Prayer above the chancel arch. The gentle nineteenth-century restoration has left an unspoiled medieval atmosphere.