All Saints' Church, Norton Fitzwarren

 

Save the date for Village Cricket and our Harvest Celebration 2017


 

  • The Church of All Saints dates from the late 13th and early 14th century, it is the centre of the village of Norton Fitzwarren
  • The Church has a late 13th century tower made of squared and coursed sandstone with ham stone dressings. 
  • Inside the Church there is a very handsome 3:5 bay rood screen with double doors. It is long, relatively low, fan vaulted and canopied, adorned with long projecting cornices to hold the loft.  In the nave there are several fine, richly carved bench ends. 
  • The stained glass windows depict the Saints such as St Anne, St Anna, St George and St Wilfrid
  • The south-west corner of the churchyard is said to have been a burying ground for gypsies
  • All Saints' Church has formed strong links with the Royal Marines at Norton Manor Camp holding Candlelight services before, during and after operational deployments and as a solace to families and the local community of Norton Fitzwarren
  • The Church has set up the Friends of All Saints  to help improve and maintain the Medieval building and its facilities and to enable it to open up the buildings to the village community