Coronavirus guidance from the Church of England

In light of the Government guidance, the Church of England has said that all churches are to close to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Read the statement in full here. You can find a live stream service or event to watch from home here.

Church of England Diocese of St.Edmundsbury & Ipswich Polstead

Polstead, St Mary

St Marys is a delightful church dating originally from 1160 but with major alterations in the 1400’s and 1500’s.

Still retaining some Norman clerestory windows, its stone spire is the only remaining one of its kind in Suffolk.

The interior has rare Norman brick arches and much reused Roman material.

There is a 13th. century font and a 16th. century remnant of painted oak roof.

The church has glorious views and is located up a steep slope ‘road’ adjacent to the roadside bottom of The Pool with rough ground parking at top below wall.

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Nicola Thorogood

Newtons Farm Wissington Nayland Colchester

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Holy Communion

Every Fourth Sunday at 8 a.m. for 1hr

Polstead
Colchester

Common Worship

(Please note that during the Winter Months i.e. October through to March, this service moves to St Mary's Church in Stoke by Nayland)

Book of Common Prayer Eucharist/Holy Communion Common Worship Event held in a Church

In light of the Governments announcement on the 23rd March 2020, it is now necessary that our church buildings are closed.

23 Mar 2020, 9:30 p.m.
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