Heritage Highlights: Church of St Guthlac is one of only two with that dedication in Britain
One unusual building in the village is Astwick Bury, a moated house fronted by yew hedges and ornamental yew trees. Despite the moat, which would suggest medieval origins, the house dates from about 1700.
The church in Astwick is one of only two in England dedicated to St. Guthlac. It has Norman underpinnings, and a 15th century tower, as well as a two-tier pulpit. One odd touch is a chimney, not normally something found in a church.
Attraction Type: Village
Location: Just off the A1 north of Letchworth Garden City
Photo Credit: Robin Hall, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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