Thornton, St Wilfrid

All the details, opening times etc., below are specific to this year’s Festival weekend that is now finished. Put next year’s date in your diary – Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th September 2018

The greenstone parish church is dedicated to Saint Wilfrid and is a Grade II listed building dating from the 15th century and restored in 1890 by Ewan Christian.  The organ within the church is one of the oldest organs in Britain.  It was originally situated in the Choristers’ Practice Room of Magdalen College, Oxford in 1740.

The village is mentioned in the 1086 Domesday Book, with 19 households and Robert the Bursar as Lord of the Manor.

Postcode: LN9 5JX

Opening Times:

Saturday 8am6pm

Sunday 8am6pm

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