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01473 527499

St. Mary's Church
Church Street
Hadleigh
IPSWICH
Suffolk
IP7 5DT
office@stmaryshadleigh.co.uk

 

Layham Services and Events

Easter Communion Service
Sunday 16th April 2017 9.15am
Sung Eucharist - Layham with Shelley
Sunday 23rd April 2017 9.15am
Layham APCM
Wednesday 26th April 2017 7.30pm
Morning Worship
Sunday 7th May 2017 9.15am
Funeral at St Andrew's - John Whiting RIP
Thursday 11th May 2017 10.30am
Community Choir Concert at Layham
Saturday 13th May 2017 7.30pm
Sung Eucharist
Sunday 14th May 2017 9.15am
Cafe Church@St Andrew's
Sunday 21st May 2017 9.30am
Layham Plant Sale
Sunday 21st May 2017 2.00pm
Layham Wedding and Flower festival
Saturday 27th May 2017 12.00am

ST ANDREW'S CHURCH

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St Andrew's is one of three churches in the Hadleigh benefice, which also includes St Mary's, Hadleigh and All Saints', Shelley. The benefice functions as a single unit,

For details of services and events in Layham Church, please see CALENDARS

 

HISTORY

St Andrew's was built around 1300, in stone and flint. The tower was rebuilt in 1742, using local brick but the nave arch of the original 13/14th century tower remains. The original flint and stone outer walls of the nave and chancel also survive.

Extensive renovation took place during the 19th century, including replacement of all the windows. However, although the interior is essentially Victorian, there are several medieval features, in particular the 13th century font.

 

LOCATION

St Andrew's Church is situated in Lower Layham, with no direct vehicle access from Upper Layham - easiest vehicle access between Upper and Lower Layham is via Hadleigh. However, pedestrians/cyclists travelling from Upper Layham can use the footbridge by Layham Mill to cross the river Brett, and follow the path and lane leading to the Village Hall, Church and, for refreshments, the Queen's Head Inn.

 

COMMUNICATION

Correspondence should be sent to the  Benefice Office in St Mary's, Hadleigh:

Benefice Office

The office is situated in the St Mary's Church, Hadleigh open tuesday to friday 10am until noon. Postal address:

St Mary's Benefice Office, St Mary's Church, Church Street, Hadleigh , Ipswich, Suffolk IP7 5DT

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Telephone: 01473 824987

 

Mrs Sonia Groom, Churchwarden - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mrs Audrey King, Churchwarden - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

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