Explore the History of the “Lady of the Vale”: Masonry, Monuments, Bells, Bottesford
East Midlands | Leicestershire
Sat 22nd Jul 2017
Explore the History of the “Lady of the Vale”: Masonry, Monuments, Bells, Bottesford
Periods: Tudors and Stuarts, Medieval
Guided walk or tour

A leisurely tour of St Mary the Virgin, Bottesford, led by Neil Fortey and Bob Sparham: a walk round the outside to look at clues to the history of this magnificent church whose graceful spire is visible for miles, then inside to get up close to the renowned monuments of the Lords of Belvoir and the Earls of Rutland, plus an optional visit to the ringing chamber of its eight bell peel. Suitable for all ages, disabled access (except the tight spiral steps to the ringing chamber). Tea and cake available courtesy of the Friends of St Mary’s.

Event details

Organiser: Bottesford Community Heritage Project in collaboration with Friends of St Mary's: bookings via Bottesford Community Library
Booking details: Please pre-book via Bottesford Community Library E-mail to: information@bottesfordcommunitylibrary.org.uk Telephone: 01949 842 696
Fee details: £3 per adult, Under-18s free, pay on arriving at the church porch (proceeds to Friends of Sr Mary's)

Dates and times

Sat 22nd Jul 2017 14:00-16:30
Additional times information
Please arrive in good time for a 2 pm start, bring a coat and brolly if it looks like rain, bring binoculars, tea and cake in the nave, optional visit to bell-ringing chamber via steep spiral stairs

Venues and locations

meet at church porch
St Marys the Virgin Bottesford, Rectory Lane, Bottesford, Leicestershire, NG13 0DA


Tel: 01949 842859
Email: office@stmarysbottesford.co.uk
Directions: vehicle parking through gate into church ground by the ford on Rectory Lane

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