Little Maplestead: St John the Baptist (The Round Church)

Welcome to our unique Round Church, the only one of its kind to be found in a rural setting. THE CHURCH IS OPEN EVERY DAY and visitors are very welcome. Set in beautiful North Essex countryside, please do take the time to visit our church, be it for private prayer, quiet reflection or simply to enjoy and absorb the tranquility of our fabulous church.

The parish of Little Maplestead: St John the Baptist is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). The Diocese of Chelmsford’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

We are committed to safeguarding children, young people, and vulnerable adults. The PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website here

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Philippa Mills, who may be contacted on 01787 460578 or email [email protected]

Get in touch

Revd Beverley Vincent

The Rectory
Church Street
Great Maplestead

Team Vicar
01787 460273

Our website

What's on

Open every day approx 9am to 5pm

Sunday 10 March 2024 Sunday at for 30 mins
Little Maplestead: St John the Baptist (The Round Church)

Sunday 10th March: 10am Holy Communion

Sunday 24th March: 10am Palm Sunday walk from St Giles Church (Great Maplestead) to the Round Church (Little Maplestead) to continue the service

A message from the Bishop of Chelmsford