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St Mary the Virgin, Post Office Row

St Mary the Virgin, Post Office Row, Astley, Warwickshire CV10 7QD View on map

Grade I listed church built in 1343 as a collegiate church by Sir Thomas Astley. Due to damage by the fallen spire in the central tower the church was restored by Sir Richard Chamberlayne in 1607. Interior contains many historic treasures including Alabaster figures, 14th century choir stalls with misericords and medieval wall paintings.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

Every Sunday from 2pm-3:30pm, March - November 2017. First Saturday of the month, 10am-2pm; Bank Holiday Mondays, 10am-2pm; Friday 23rd June - Sunday 25th June, church/castle Open Weekend, 10am-4pm; Friday 8th September - Sunday 10th September, church/castle Heritage Open Days weekend, 10am-2pm; Saturday 23rd September, 10am-2pm for Harvest decorating; Saturday 9th December, 10am-2pm for Christmas decorating.

Directions

A428 (Rugby to Coventry), then turn off B4455. The church is in the centre of the village overlooking the village green. Rail: Rugby (approximately 8 miles). Bus: Route 585 (Rugby to Coventry).

Parking Spaces

0

On-street parking.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes

WC

Yes