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St Mary the Virgin, Swineshead

St Mary the Virgin, Swineshead, Boston, Lincolnshire PE20 3LJ View on map

Grade I listed early 14th century stone built church in the centre of the village with a 160ft spire. Chancel rebuilt in 1848. Stone altar slab presumed to predate the church makes up the altar in the south aisle. East window stained glass by Clayton and Bell. Black marble wall plaque to Sir John Lockton, d.1610, of Swineshead Abbey, beneath a repositioned alabaster frieze of weepers.


Opening Arrangements

Daily 9am - 4pm.


West of Boston in the centre of Swineshead, accessible form the A17 and A52. Rail: Swineshead Bridge (2 miles), Boston (7 miles). Bus: Brylane Bus, no. 59 (Boston to Spalding, daily except Sunday)

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

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