St Peter and All Hallows Church, West Huntspill

Welcome to St Peter and All Hallows Church, West Huntspill

Thanks for dropping in… Whether you live locally or are visiting, you are welcome!
The Church bundling is where we meet together, but ‘the church’ is as much the people as the building!
We gather to worship God, to learn and grow in our Christian faith and to share God’s love with all.

Situated in the heart of the Somerset village of West Huntspill, St Peter and All Hallows is one of three Anglican churches in The Benefice of The Huntspills and Mark, in the Diocese of Bath and Wells.

To find out what’s happening in the churches in the benefice why not explore the community page and the calendar below.

Everybody is welcome at all our church services and events. All Saints Church is open daily from 1am-4pm for people to come and experience a place which has been prayed in for many, many years. Take a moment to pause, enjoy the peaceful surroundings and bask in a special environment. And be open to the peace of God, that is beyond all of our understanding.

Five things to know about St. Peter and All Hallows, West Huntspill                                                 

• 13th Cent ancient jewel of the Somerset levels. A Christian community existed here at Huntspill from before AD 787 when, during the reign of the Saxon King Offa, the manor and land at Huntspill being given to Glastonbury Abbey.

• A list of Rectors from 1278 are displayed on the northeast wall of the Nave.

• The earliest part of the church to be seen now is the Nave with its late 13th century windows, large Ham stone pillars and string courses.

• Effigies in the niche on the South wall probably date from the 14th century and represent the Lord of the Manor, Sir Richard Cogan and his wife Isabella.

• In the December of 1878 a great fire destroyed the roof and interior furnishings, completely gutting the building, leaving only the walls standing and the Ham stone pillars now reddened by the heat of the fire as we see them today.

For enquires about St Peter and All Hallows Church West Huntspill contact Benefice Administrator Sara Puddy ehwhmchurch@outlook.com


Noticeboard, for upcoming Special Services, Community Events and News


The latest news and events
The latest news and events
Services,Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals
Services,Weddings, Baptisms and Funerals
Community News and Village Life.
Community News and Village Life.
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Follow the Heritage Project timeline
Find out all about the Huntspill Hub
Find out all about the Huntspill Hub

 

 

 

 

 

 


Directions

St Peter and All Hallows Church
Church Rd,
West Huntspill,
Highbridge
TA9 3RN

From Bridgwater

Take the Bristol Road & A38 heading towards Highbridge & Burnham on sea
Continue on A38 until reaching the edge of West Huntspill
Turn left onto Church road
The Church will be found on the left

From Highbridge & Burnham on sea

Head southeast on Burnham Rd/B3139 toward Old Burnham Rd
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Church St/A38
Continue to follow the A38
Just after the Crossways Pub on the Left, turn right onto Church Rd
The Church will be found on the left

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Contact Us

We take safeguarding very seriously. If you have any concerns for a child or a vulnerable adult please contact our parish Safeguarding Officer (a voluntary position) Sara Puddy 07515478769  or click on the following link to our central diocesan team Bath and Wells Reporting-Concerns-or-Abuse

Key:
EH – East Huntspill     WH – West Huntspill      M – Mark

Look forward to seeing you.