St Guthlac's Branston
St Guthlac's Church Branston - Additional information
This church is now re-opening
according to Diocesan and Government guidance.
From Friday August 28th, this church will now be open on Fridays from 10am to 4pm for private prayer.
We hope those who visit will enjoy the peace and quiet of our lovely village church once again.
The High Framland
for many years Escritt Barrell Golding have sponsored the printing of this newsletter which volunteers have then distributed round the local villages.
This sponsorship will come to an end after the December 2019 issue and so a print version will no longer be delivered in Branston.
The newsletter will be, and already is, available on this website. Click here for the latest.
If you have, or anyone known to you has, difficulty accessing the website
but would still like to have the relevant information, please let Mary or Jan know.
Their contact information is on the newsletter.
The church is
Grade II* listed
The present church is built of sandstone with limestone dressings and shows signs of an earlier 12th century building.
The font is Norman. The south porch rebuilt in 1872 and south aisle restored 1895.
The north aisle has 3 pillars with Norman nailhead decorations and 3 early English arches.
The nave clearly shows the clerestory was added later than the older part of the church.
The vestry was built as the original organ chamber in 1880.