St Mary the Virgin, (Stopham)




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Grid reference: 502615, 118945, View on: Google Maps, Open Street Map, Streetmap, National Library of Scotland Map, Magic Maps


Currently there is no incumbent information available.


Earliest Register: 1544.


There are 3 baptisms in the OPC database.

No baptism IGI batches known.


There are 5 burials in the OPC database.

No burial IGI batches known.


There are no marriages in the OPC database.

No marriage IGI batches known.

Monumental inscriptions:

There are no monumental inscriptions in the OPC database.


There are 8 images of this church in the OPC database.

Building information:

Current use: Worship.

Harrison's description (1911):

ST. MARY. Saxon work may be seen in the nave and N. and S. doors; the round arch in chancel and part of tower are Nor.; there are some lancets in chancel, E.E.; in have, Dec.; others are Perp. Note: fragments of old glass in two windows; priests' door. Font, Perp. The chief interest in this church is centred in the splendid monuments and brasses to the Barttelot family, which cover most of the pavement :- Johannes B. and wife (1428); Johannes (1453); Richard (1489); Johannes (1493); and others up to 1892, among these one to Major Barttelot killed in Central Africa while with H. M. Stanley. Reg. 1544.

The fine old bridge was built in 1309.


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