St Mary the Virgin, Otley

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Welcome to St Marys.

 The present church was built in the 13th century in the gothic style. The tower houses a peal of six bells which are regularly rung for services. Notably, the vestry houses a full immersion baptistry which was installed by the Victorians. This can be viewed on request, but is open during Open Churches week.
Please contact for more information our Churchwarden:
Nigel Crowley (01473 890546) 
The Church is surrounded by rolling countryside and an extensive network of rural footpaths. We are open everyday for your quiet prayers and meditation.


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The Revd Canon Clare Sanders
The Rectory, Woodbridge Road
IP13 6UF
(01473) 735183

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Holy Communion
Holy Communion
Every third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Service
A service for everyone including families and children. Usually includes church parade with the local scouts.
Every first Sunday at 11:00 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Evening Prayer
Every fourth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour



Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass
Church Open Church open daily

Foodbank or foodbank collection point
Other information
Incumbent: The Revd Canon Hilary Clare SANDERS (Clare)
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 1972
Built: 13th Century
Style of worship: Central
Our Patron: Lord Chancellor Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich
Archdeaconry: IPSWICH (331)
Deanery: WOODBRIDGE (33107)
Benefice: Carlford (33/052CH)
Parish Legal Name: Otley (330160 )
CofE Church Info: (633160 33/160)
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The current editor is: Richard Treloar

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This page was last updated on Wednesday 4th January 2017
St Mary the Virgin : Church Road, Otley, Suffolk, IP6 9NP - centre of village


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