Holy Cross, Babcary

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Holy Cross, Babcary is a typical rural medieval parish church set in the midst of this small Somerset village. A simple building made of local blue lias limestone with ham stone features and set in an attractive churchyard. Together with the Red Lion Inn it forms the heart of this unspoilt little village. The diarist Parson James Woodforde was curate here in 1765 and played the first recorded game of "Fives" against the church wall. The church was extended in 1867 by the addition of a north aisle designed by Benjamin Ferrey.

As part of the Six Pilgrims Benefice we have a full range of Services including Communion, Matins, Evensong and, on the first Sunday of the month, a Family Service. We have an active band of bell ringers.

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Simon Hoar
The Shieling
TA11 7EA
(01458) 223449
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Family Service
Every first Sunday at 10:30 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments



Wheelchair accessible toilets

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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 10916
Built: Mainly 14th century
Architect: Benjamin Ferrers North aisle
Archdeaconry: WELLS (511)
Deanery: Bruton and Cary (51103)
Benefice: Six Pilgrims (01/340BJ)
Parish Legal Name: Babcary (510062 )
CofE Church Info: (601062 1/62)
Short URL: acny.uk/10916/
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The current editor is: Simon Hoar

This page was last updated on Wednesday 19th October 2016
Holy Cross : Church Street, Babcary, Somerset, TA11 7DT

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