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St Lawrence Church, Stratford sub Castle, Salisbury SP1 3LL

St Lawrence flying the Diocesan Flag (Th

With effect from 1 August 2021, St Lawrence Church will be open every day between 10 am and 4 pm and at other times for services.

Details of services can be found on the church's own website 

The St Lawrence Parish Magazine can be viewed here.

The Church Today
Church History

A charitable Trust - The Friends of St Lawrence Church - was set up to ensure that funds are available to maintain this important village asset. New members are always welcome. 


There are forty-seven WW1 and two WW2 Commonwealth War Graves to the north of the church, details on the Commonwealth War Graves page here.

The names of 9 local men who were killed in action overseas during WW1, have been engraved on the Wayside Cross - The Stratford Nine

Friends of St Lawrence Church
War Graves

St Lawrence Church has an active team of Bellringers


Contact details

St Lawrence Church has joined the Small Pilgrim Places Network.


Small Pilgrim Places are Christian spaces which lend themselves to quiet prayer and reflection. 

There is a special pew with some prayer resources available. 

For more information about the Small Pilgrim Places Network, click the logo.

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Small Pilgrim Places


St Lawrence Church has 13th century origins. At least part of the chancel was standing when a cathedral on nearby Old Sarum was in use. Listed by English Heritage in 1972, St Lawrence Church has Grade 1 status.  

This village website has several pages about the structure and history of
St Lawrence Church. 

A suggestion - look at the Church History page, then use the main Menu labelled 'Church' to guide you through other pages including the church bells, the unusual one-handed clock, a photo album of architectural features, and other illustrated topics including Views from the church tower.

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