Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  Oxfordshire  /  Wallingford  /  Ewelme  /  Historic Sites  /  St. Mary the Virgin Church

St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ewelme

4.5
#6 of 13 in Things to do in Wallingford
Church Tourist Spot
St Mary the Virgin's Church is in centre of the village of Fawley, Buckinghamshire, England. It is an active Anglican parish church on the deanery of Wycombe, the archdeaconry of Buckingham, and the diocese of Oxford. Its benefice has been united with those of five other local churches to form the benefice of Hambleden Valley. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II* listed building.HistoryThe church originated in the 12th century as a simple nave and chancel. The tower was added during the following century, and raised to its present height in the 16th century. The chancel was rebuilt in 1748. In 1882–83 the church was restored and extended by the Lancaster architects Paley and Austin. This included raising the nave walls, rebuilding the tower arch, replacing the nave roof, adding a north transept, a vestry and new windows, and refacing the south transept, opening it up to the nave by adding an arch.
Take a look at our Ewelme travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to St. Mary the Virgin Church and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including St. Mary the Virgin Church
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
20 reviews
  • You don't have to have any religious faith to appreciate this marvellous old church. It's quite simply stunning for all its history, its almshouses and its situation in a beautiful old village. If you...  more »
  • I had read about this church with it's mediaeval connections and we had quite a drive to find it but it was so worth it. Stunning. Both outside and in. Even my atheist husband was impressed and in awe...  more »
  • We have been to sSt Mary's Church several times over the years, first with our own children and now with our grandchildren. The interior is now changed enormously, which is for the better. There is no...  more »

Plan your trip to Ewelme

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Ewelme

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor