There is plenty to see and much history to be discovered when visiting any of the 42,000 churches, chapels and meeting houses in the UK.
Together, they form an unparalleled network of public buildings which sustain local communities.
Keeping these tremendous assets looking beautiful and able to cope with the demands of the 21st century is a constant challenge and costly. The National Churches Trust is the UK’s church buildings support charity and provides support to Christian places of worship.
To mark their 60th anniversary, The National Churches Trust celebrated ‘The UK’s Favourite Churches’ and asked leading public figures to choose their most loved and interesting places of worship. Here The National Churches Trust shares the stories of four remarkable churches in England:
St Wilfrid’s Church, Leicestershire
Chosen by Michael Wood, Historian and Broadcaster
St Wilfrid Church, Kibworth
The church is not especially memorable for its architecture, perhaps, but…
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