St Andrew, Alwington
St Andrew, Alwington, Bideford, Devon EX39 5DA View on map
Grade I listed church dating from the 15th century. South aisle was rebuilt in the 17th century with some restoration in 1883. Late 15th century waggon roofs to nave and chancel. Gothic-style altar rail c1790. Rare 16th century benches with carved tracery, one dated 1580. 13th century preaching cross in the grounds.
All year: Wednesdays (if locked, collect key from adjacent school craft group). At other times from neighbouring cottage or via key holders, details displayed in church porch.
- Is part of Ride and Stride
3 miles west of Bideford, off A39 at Fairy Cross. Rail: Barnstaple (15 miles). Bus: route 319 (Bideford to Hartland) stops at Fairy Cross (1 mile).
Adjacent farmyard parking (by arrangement)
- Wheelchair access: Yes
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes