Churches in Woodton

Woodton has one church: All Saints’, which has regular services.  The Methodist Chapel is now to be a private dwelling.

All Saints’ Church, Woodton

All Saints is part of the Hempnall Group of parishes, who celebrated their fiftieth anniversary as a group in 2014.

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Detail of the tower of All Saints', Woodton

Detail of the tower of All Saints’, Woodton

All Saints’ Church has a round tower, of Norman or possibly Saxon construction.  The nave and chancel date from 1300. Inside is a beautifully sculpted memorial to Ann Suckling, the great-great-grand mother of Lord Nelson. The church contains a good example of a ‘squint’ (allowing the altar to be seen from the aisle), with a carved head above. All Saints Woodton is a Grade II* Listed Building.

Services and events at All Saints

Services are held regularly.  Please check our Village Diary or the Hempnall Group Calendar to find out when the next service at All Saints will be.

All Saints has a ring of six bells, which were restored in 1984. Ringing is good exercise, in a friendly, sociable atmopshere. New ringers (whether beginners or experienced) are always welcome. Bell Ringing practice nights appear in our Village Diary as follows:

  • Every first and fourth Wednesday of the month, at 7:30pm, for 1½ hours
  • Every second and third Friday of the month, at 7:30pm, for 1½ hours

Woodton Church

View of All Saints' Churchyard

View of the Churchyard

View of the pulpit

View of the pulpit

Woodton's War Memorial inside All Saints' Church

Woodton’s War Memorial inside All Saints’ Church

The Suckling Memorial

The Suckling Memorial

 

The inscriptions read: Thus it recometh (recommendeth) all [of] us to fulfil righteousness... Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only thou shalt serve... O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except drink it, Your will be done...

The inscriptions read:
Thus it recometh (recommendeth) all [of] us to fulfil righteousness…
Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only thou shalt serve…
O my Father, if this cup may not pass away from me, except drink it, Your will be done…

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