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PARISH CHURCH

The church stands on raised ground in the middle of the village and in all probability is much as it was more than 700 years ago. It is almost unique in Britain, with two massive pillars in the centre of the nave supporting well proportioned high arcades. This unusual arrangement of “double-nave” probably owes something to the fact that when the church was built in the middle of the 13th century the parish was in the care of the Gilbertine monastry at Sempringham in Lincolnshire. The huge Priory church was used by nuns and monks (cannons) separated during worship by a central dividing wall running the length of the church. The first Rector of Hannington is believed to have been a Gilbertine cannon.

 

 

Priest
David Bent                  The Rectory, Lower Green, Walgrave, 
                                   Northampton NN6 9QF
                                  

Parochial Church Council

Andrew Greatrex (Secretary & Church Warden)

 

 

Church Services    

During the current COVID19 crisis ALL Church services have been cancelled and following advice issued by the Bishop of Peterborough all Churches within the Diocese will be closed and locked until further notice.

 

 

 

 
     
     
     
     
     

 

 

HANNINGTON CHURCH ORGANIST

Hannington Church is looking for an organist to play hymns at occasional services throughout the year.  Are there any residents of Hannington able to help please?  If so, please contact Andrew Greatrex on 781969.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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