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, 11am - 4pm. At other times the key can be obtained from the house to the north of the church, or the church will be opened by ringing one of the telephone numbers found in the 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