Gilcrux – St Mary’s Church
St Mary’s Church, Gilcrux, dates to around 1100 and is believed to be Norman, although there are aspects of Anglo Saxon architecture that suggest it might be slightly earlier. Christian worship at this site predates the Church, evidenced by the remnants of an ancient cross dating to the first millenium.
A place of great serenity, beautiful St Mary’s Church is, and has been for nearly 1,000 years, the spiritual and geographical heart of Gilcrux village. Many of the family and ancestors of Gilcrux residents are buried in the graveyard.
Services are held at 11 am on the second and fourth Sunday of the month.
Christmas 2018 services:
- Carol Service at 2 pm on the 23rd December
- Christmas Eve Holy Communion at 8 pm on the 24th December
Everyone is very welcome
Aerial photo by Simon Ledingham.
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