St Peter's Church, Wolfhampcote, Warwickshire

Address:
Wolfhampcote, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 8AR
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Opening times:
You can visit Wolfhamcote St. Peter's by calling at The Boathouse, London Road, Daventry NN11 7HB to collect the key. Please do lock the church and return to The Boathouse after use. The Boathouse is about 1,000 yards North East of the church and we're grateful to the team for letting us know that visitors to the church are welcome to park there. You can find more details about The Boathouse and its opening times at https://www.boathousepub.co.uk/.
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A church with a hard shell and a soft heart

This remote medieval church sprawls across its rough-tufted churchyard, the sole survivor of the lost village of Wolfhampcote that lies buried to the north. Close to the church are two abandoned railways and a flourishing canal. Its crooked windows, stout buttresses and multicoloured patchwork stone give it a tough, almost brutish appearance, but inside it is ordered and serene. Limewashed walls scatter light from huge windows on the church's treasures - a beautifully carved fourteenth-century screen, a Queen Anne Royal Arms, a Victorian Hood mausoleum and a collection of oak benches. The beamed roof of the chancel is a rustic marvel.