St Giles Parish Church, Great Longstone, Derbyshire

13th century origins

Tucked away, just off the main route through the centre of the village and on a back-road from the nearby hamlet of Hassop, is the handsome church of St. Giles, part of which dates back to the 13th century.

The 15th century carved oak roof is its most notable feature and the church was extensively re-furbished in the late 19th century. As well as Great Longstone, St Giles serves the neighbouring villages of Little Longstone, Hassop, Wardlow and Rowland. 

2015 Flower Festival: 16th - 23rd May 10am - 6pm (except Sunday 12.30pm - 6pm)  Theme: Countreis of the World.  Refreshments available all day in the Village Hall.  Phone Mrs Fraser-Smith for further details on 01629  640478  

2015 Open Gardens (proceeds to the Church)  Saturday 27th June (11am - 5pm) and Sunday 28th June (1pm - 5pm).  Phone Mr or Mrs Rowson for further details on   01629 640023)

Contact details:
For enquiries about baptisms (Christenings), marriages and funerals please contact the Churchwarden (01629 640212) or The Vicarage, Church Lane, Great Longstone, Bakewell DE45 1TB.

The Parochial Church Council secretary is Mrs. J. Rowson of Croft Lodge, Beggarway, Gt. Longstone, Bakewell DE45 1TB. Her telephone number is 01629 640023.

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2015

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