Church History

As a 13th century flint church, St Peter’s is a church with a long and varied history and we hope to capture recorded history, memories, stories and other information about the church here.  If you have something you would like to share with us, please let us know through the contact form.

January 19, 2018

The fire of 23rd June 1906 that heavily damaged the church was reported in the Argus that evening and the article describes the scene that occurred that Saturday afternoon.

It reports that smoke was noticed issuing from the church door windows at around 3pm by a man wor...

December 29, 2017

We have been talking about the cleaning of the chancel, but what and where is the chancel?

The chancel is located at the east end of the church where the altar is located. It could be described as the holiest part of the church as it includes the sanctuary space that i...

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