Steeples and spires in Stamford
Non Member: £70.00
Discover the striking craftsmanship and the rich architectural history of Stamford in this walking tour.
The first stop on this walking tour is St John the Baptist. The nave and aisle roofs of this magnificent medieval church contain a collection of horizontal winged angels contemporary with the church of 1451 and roof timbers painted in glorious black, red and yellow.
The next stop is then All Saints Church. An impressive Grade I listed parish church with fascinating architectural details such as ornament battlements and links to William Stukeley.
The third visit of the tour will be St Mary's Church.This impressive parish church dates from the 12th Century and its ceiling has one of the very few decorated medieval wagon vaults to survive in the East Midlands.
Finally the tour will visit Browne's Hospital. This medieval Almshouse was founded in 1475 by a wealthy wool merchant and is still in use to this day. It holds an array of beautiful period features such as a magnificent stained glass windows contemporary with the 15th Century building.
Travel: Depart Stamford train station at 10:30, returning by 16:30.