Alford, St Wilfrid

Alford, St Wilfrid*
Grade I listed dating back to 14th century. Major renovations by Sir Gilbert Scott in 1860s’. Side chapel designed by Sir Ninian Comper, Jacobean pulpit, interesting stained glass and embroidery. Parvis Room above porch which was the site of the first grammar school where Revd Francis Marbury was schoolmaster and taught John Smith, one time governor of Virginia colony. Exiled from the Boston, Massachusetts colony and co-founder of Rhode Island.

Opening times:
Saturday 10am-4pm 
Sunday 10am-4pm

Postcode: LN13 9EQ

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