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How the Peasants Revolt affected West Hanningfield

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St. Mary & St. Edward’s parish church

Church Road

West Hanningfield

Chelmsford

CM2 8UL

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Hear about our reluctant “revolting” peasants and the 1381 Essex uprisings. A rare opportunity to see inside our 800-year-old church, experience our unique 1383 wooden bell tower and learn about dendrochronological dating.


• Talk on: 1381 – How the Peasants Revolt affected West Hanningfield and its church - What happened, why and the aftermath
• See/Find the carved face
• Children’s Trail and simple Brass Rubbing
• A ground floor tour of our belfry to view rare medieval carpentry
• See our rare 1672 bell fittings and Miles Graye (III) bells ‘full circle ringing restoration project
• View our recently discovered medieval wall painting
•Illustrated exhibition on -:
a) How Historic England dendro- dated our belfry in 2016 ( making it their third oldest in Essex)
b) Key features of our church and its artifacts
c) Our resident bat species
Find your West Hanningfield roots/ancestors
You are warmly invited to join our Sunday Eucharist Service at 9.30am
Light refreshments will be available after 10.30 am and throughout the day (small charge)



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St. Mary & St. Edward’s parish church

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West Hanningfield

Chelmsford

CM2 8UL

United Kingdom

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