Jul 09 2012

Open Afternoons at St Mary’s Church

Come and explore the oldest building in Harrow.

St Mary’s Church, Harrow on the Hill, is holding a series of open afternoons across the summer, where you can see:

  • A Thousand-year-old burial
  • Norman Archway
  • Medieval Wall Painting
  • A Superb Carved Roof
  • Medieval Brass Memorials
  • Jacobean Pulpit
  • Victorian Stained Glass Windows
  • A 20th Century Painted Ceiling

You can also join a tour to the climb the tower’s spiral staircase (dated from 1210) to visit the belfry, see the bells, and enjoy the view from the roof. There is a small charge for tower tours, and they operate on the dates below at 2.30, 3.10, 3.50 and 4.30pm on the open afternoons.

Open afternoons are from 2.30 – 5.00pm on the following Sundays:

  • July 22nd, August 12th and September 16th.

For more details, call 020 8423 4014 or email stmarys.harrow@btinternet.com.

Light refreshments – which you’ll possibly need after climbing the tower – will also be on sale.

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