St. Mary the Virgin, Great Henny

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St. Mary the Virgin, Great Henny

Description

Parish Church and House of Prayer.
Situated on a headland with commanding views over the Stour Valley, the church is mainly late 11th century and 14th century.
Wooden spire much loved by woodpeckers, churchyard frequented by badgers (beware of deep holes!)

Open all day. Regular services - 1st Sunday of month 8 a.m. Eucharist.

Location

St Mary the Virgin, Great Henny, Essex, CO10 7NL, United Kingdom

Directions

Grid reference: TL 867 377

By car- Great Henny is east of the Sudbury Halstead road, the A131.
By Bus: From Sudbury or Halstead then 1.7 mile walk
On foot: On the Stour Valley Long Distance footpath (St Edmunds Way) 3 miles south of Sudbury.
Cycle route: Delightful quiet green lanes from A131 and From Sudbury-Bures road on south side of river Stour.

Facilities

Disabled Access: One step down into church ramp available. Church accessed over grassland.
Little sales area with prayers and gifts. Monthly services and occasional quiet days.

Toilets and refreshments available at local pubs: The Henny Swan, 1 mile away on riverside; The Fox, Bulmer Tye, 1.7 miles away on A131; The Lamarsh Lion, 3 miles away S.E.
Hospitaller or her husband available at Rectory 100 yards south of the Church

Hospitaller/Contact Person

The Rev'd Margaret King,
The Rectory
Great Henny
Sudbury
Suffolk CO10 7NW

Tel: 01787 269385

Email:

Further Information for Hospitaller/Contact Person

Team Vicar in the North Hinckford Team Ministry. The Team consists of 14 parishes, 15 churches

Web Link

http://www.northhinckfordparishes.org.uk

Web Link

http://www.achurchnearyou.com

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