Willoughby with Sloothby, St Helena

Willoughby with Sloothby, St Helena*
47 14th century with 15th and 19th century additions. Octagonal font, where John Smith was baptised in 1580. He became famous as Captain John Smith, leader of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia. Scenes of his life are depicted in the window adjacent to the font. Chancel windows depict scenes from Jamestown Colony and include Pocahontas, wife of John Rolfe. In the bell tower is Pevsner’s ‘wonderfully primeval ladder’.

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

Postcode: LN13 9SU

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