St Fabian and St Sebastian’s, Woodbastwick

Open daily dawn to dusk.
Wheelchair accessible
Shop(s) or amenities nearby
Footpath, trail or cycle route
Important stained glass
Rood screen
Grade II*

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This is a charming thatched church, situated by an equally charming village green and 19th century estate cottages with biblical excerpts on their frontages. The church was heavily restored in the 1880s by Sir George Gilbert Scott so all that remains visible of the medieval fabric is the tower sound holes and chancel windows. The dedication to St Fabian and St Sebastian is unique in England. The fact the saints share the same feast day may provide an explanation. Look out for the statue of St Fabian in the porch. The unusual tie-beam across the chancel delineates the sanctuary. Notice the delicate tracery above the arches of the rood screen. There are several murals to the Cator family.

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