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01473 527499

St. Mary's Church
Church Street
Hadleigh
IPSWICH
Suffolk
IP7 5DT
office@stmaryshadleigh.co.uk

 

Layham Services and Events

Morning Worship
Sunday 5th November 2017 9.15am
Remembrance Service
Sunday 12th November 2017 10.50am
Cafe Church@St Andrew's with baptism, and Shoebox blessing
Sunday 19th November 2017 9.30am
Layham Patronal festival
Sunday 26th November 2017 12.00am
Morning Worship
Sunday 3rd December 2017 9.15am
Wardens meeting with Archdeacon and Rural Dean
Thursday 7th December 2017 2.00pm
Sung Eucharist
Sunday 10th December 2017 9.15am
Layham Carol Service
Saturday 16th December 2017 7.00pm
Cafe Church@St Andrew's
Sunday 17th December 2017 9.30am
Layham Christingle and Crib Sevice
Sunday 24th December 2017 4.00pm

ST ANDREW'S CHURCH

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St Andrew's is one of three churches in the Hadleigh benefice, which also includes St Mary's, Hadleigh and All Saints', Shelley. The benefice functions as a single unit,

For details of services and events in Layham Church, please see CALENDARS

 

HISTORY

St Andrew's was built around 1300, in stone and flint. The tower was rebuilt in 1742, using local brick but the nave arch of the original 13/14th century tower remains. The original flint and stone outer walls of the nave and chancel also survive.

Extensive renovation took place during the 19th century, including replacement of all the windows. However, although the interior is essentially Victorian, there are several medieval features, in particular the 13th century font.

 

LOCATION

St Andrew's Church is situated in Lower Layham, with no direct vehicle access from Upper Layham - easiest vehicle access between Upper and Lower Layham is via Hadleigh. However, pedestrians/cyclists travelling from Upper Layham can use the footbridge by Layham Mill to cross the river Brett, and follow the path and lane leading to the Village Hall, Church and, for refreshments, the Queen's Head Inn.

 

COMMUNICATION

Correspondence should be sent to the  Benefice Office in St Mary's, Hadleigh:

Benefice Office

The office is situated in the St Mary's Church, Hadleigh open tuesday to friday 10am until noon. Postal address:

St Mary's Benefice Office, St Mary's Church, Church Street, Hadleigh , Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 5DT

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Telephone: 01473 824987

 

Mrs Sonia Groom, Churchwarden - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mrs Audrey King, Churchwarden - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

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