Lyddington: St Andrew, Lyddington

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St Andrew's Church

A large and beautiful church built of golden-brown ironstone, as is most of the village. Late Perpendicular in style with a large, well proportioned nave and interesting chancel. The Laudian, four-sided altar rails are very unusual and date from 1635. There are also some interesting wall paintings.

High up in the chancel walls there are some acoustic jars, installed in mediaeval times to improve the acoustics of the building.

St Andrew's Church is still noted for its acoustics and is much in demand for concerts and for making recordings.

Next door to the church stands the Bede House. This is a remnant of the ancient palace of the Bishops of Lincoln. The Bede House is managed by English Heritage and is open during the summer months.


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Revd Jane Baxter
4 Windmill Way
LE15 9LY
(01572) 822717

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Holy Communion
Book of Common Prayer Holy Communion. This is a said service - no hymns or sermon.
Every second Sunday at 8:30 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer
Family Service
Family Service: a service for all ages which includes a children's activity.
Every third Sunday at 11:00 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Parish Communion
Eucharist with hymns. No creche but there is a children's corner and children are most welcome.

After the service the congregation stay on to enjoy a glass of wine and a time to chat and welcome visitors.
This service will not take place on Christmas Day. Please see details of other service
Every fourth Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
A quiet evening service of Compline
Every first Sunday at 6:00 PM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer


Holy Communion
A short said service of Holy Communion. The Book of Common Prayer is used on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month, Common Worship on the 2nd and 4th Thursday.

A Coffee Morning follows on from this service on the 1st Thursday each month - held at 6 Colley Rise, Lyddington
Every Thursday at 10:00 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer Common Worship


(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

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Incumbent: The Revd Jane Elizabeth BAXTER
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 6732
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: OAKHAM (282)
Deanery: RUTLAND (28207)
Parish Legal Name: St Andrew Lyddington (280364 )
CofE Church Info: (628364 28/364)
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The current editor is: Jane Baxter

This page was last updated on Wednesday 19th July 2017
Lyddington: St Andrew : Church Lane, Lyddington, Rutland, LE15 9LN

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