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Holy Trinity, High Street

Holy Trinity, High Street, Rayleigh, Essex SS6 8BB View on map

Parish church. Mainly 14th century built of ragstone and flint. The stone tower came from Rayleigh Castle, a licence was granted by Richard II in 1394 to the people of Rayleigh for the carrying away of stone for repairs to church and building of a belfry. A document of 1396 specifies the building of the tower. Fine Tudor brick porch which doubled as Rayleigh's first school.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

All year; Monday - Saturday 10am - 12pm. Church and Tower open late May bank holiday. Admission charge of £3 adults/£1 Children over 8 years for tower access.

Admission Charges

  • Other Charges: Small charge applicable for tower openings

Directions

Situated at the top of Rayleigh High Street , 1½ miles from Rayleigh Weir roundabout on A127. Rail: Rayleigh (½ mile). Bus: 'Arriva ' no's 1, 7 and 8; 'First' no's 20 and 25.

Parking Spaces

0

Public car park opposite church.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes

WC

Yes