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Barton

Church History

  • The 1086 Domesday Book tells us that there was a church here with a priest.
  • There are two ecclesiastical parishes in the civil parish of Barton: St. Mary and St. Peter.

St. Peter

  • Saint Peter's Church was originally built around 980.
  • St. Peter's Church is considered the "mother church" of the parish.
  • The Diocese of Lincoln declared St. Peter's Church redundant in November, 1972. It was turned over to English Heritage and was opened to the public.
  • Here are photos of St. Peter's church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

Barton St. Peter parish church

Barton St. Peter parish church

Barton St. Peter parish church

Barton St. Peter parish church

Barton St. Peter parish churchSt. Mary

  • The church originated as the chapel of All Saints. The church was rededicated in 1248 to the Virgin Mary.
  • There is a website for St. Mary Church, complete with photographs.
  • Here are photos of St. Mary's church, taken by Ron COLE (who retains the copyright):

Barton St. Mary parish church

Barton St. Mary parish church

Barton St. Mary parish churchSt. Chad

  • St. Chad's started as a chapel of ease on the Waterside Road and was built in 1903.

Others

  • The Catholic church, dedicated to St. Augustine, was erected in 1840 and could seat 90.