St Helena's church, Willoughby :: Shared Description

Grade I listed.
Early 14th C church onwards restored by James Fowler in 1880.
A western tower, clerestoried nave, aisles and south porch.
West window is 15th C. other windows mainly 14th C.
Nave arcades are 14th C. with octagonal piers.
A possible medieval ladder gives access to the bell chamber.
John Smith, founder of Virginia was baptised in the church in 1580. He established Jamestown in 1607 - the first British Colony in North America. His father was a yeoman farmer, a tenant of Lord Willoughby d’Eresby.
by Julian P Guffogg
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TF4771 : Organ, St Helena's church, Willoughby by J.Hannan-Briggs
TF4771 : Medieval Staircase, St Helena's church, Willoughby by J.Hannan-Briggs
TF4771 : Interior, St Helena's church, Willoughby by J.Hannan-Briggs
TF4771 : St Helena's Church, Willoughby by J.Hannan-Briggs
TF4771 : Font, St Helena's church, Willoughby by J.Hannan-Briggs


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Created: Mon, 30 Jul 2012, Updated: Mon, 30 Jul 2012

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