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Church of Mary Magdalene

Grafton Underwood, Geddington, Kettering NN14, England
+44 1536 741778
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More history than we expected

Visited Geddington to view the Eleanor Cross, but as we were there noticed the church and its... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
good night

i had a good night out with the wifey even bumped into the priest at one point he was smashed out... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Kettering, United Kingdom
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Gorgeous and Historic Saxon/Norman/Medieval church open for guided historical tours. Tour will include links to the nearby Eleanor cross, the finest in England, pagan past, Saxon/Norman architecture and sculpture, the ancient hunting lodge and the many Kings and Queens who worshiped there.The tour is free. Resting in pre-Roman village containing three pubs, tea room and shop, picnic grounds by medieval bridge, grade one listed buildings and thatched cottages. All within minutes walk of church.
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16 Aug 2017
“More history than we expected”
23 Sep 2016
“good night”
Grafton Underwood, Geddington, Kettering NN14, England
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Geddington to view the Eleanor Cross, but as we were there noticed the church and its information plaque and decided to take a look. The church itself was being used so wasn't open to the public unfortunately, but this was more than made up...More

Thank Bonymerlin111
Reviewed 23 September 2016

i had a good night out with the wifey even bumped into the priest at one point he was smashed out of his trotter not to happy about that especially because it was my wedding day but thank you anyway

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Geddington was an important crossroad in the medieval period and this church was very well endowed benefiting from royal patronage from the nearby hunting lodge, sadly destroyed.

Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The local primary school was having there annual fair day. Lots of homemade jams, and different types of soaps jewelry etc. Tombola tickets lots to win, homemade wines also. Great all around day for the family, the church had beautiful floral display, as abdominal harvest...More

Thank haggistea
Reviewed 28 October 2015

The church is amazing Saxon building and trips around with a guide are available at certain times (check web site) food is available at village Pubs

1  Thank norman119
Reviewed 19 April 2015

The Church of Mary Magdalene is the epitome of the phrase 'Hidden Gem.' While on a trip to Northamptonshire in September of 2013, five of us stopped to view the town's Queen Eleanor Cross, the best surviving of the original 12, dating from 1294. The...More

3  Thank kirkland77
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

We had a disappointing visit to Kettering (don't bother), so delighted to find Geddington a short drive away, a lovely village and church full of history and fantastic tales. The church is very worth a visit but you need to go when open and the...More

2  Thank Louise H
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Stopped off in Geddington when we had a few days in the area. As we were looking at the plague in front of the church we were greeted by a Canadian gentleman who was opening up the church and took time out to show us...More

5  Thank Ray C
Reviewed 13 August 2011

I just did what I never thought I would. Got married. My wife is from Geddington. We returned to get married her in a church that has over 1000 years of history. Amazing! I suggest that those that appreciate history to come and experience history....More

1  Thank CaptainQuickie
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