Friday 21 October 2022

Churches (162) : St Laurence, Rowington

The parish church of St Laurence in the Warwickshire village of Rowington dates from the early 12th century and is mentioned in a deed from 1157. The church was rebuilt in the following century, the present nave and ante-chancel were added. A tower was added in the 14th century. The nave was split to add aisles in the early 15th century. 

The church was restored in 1872. The church is built from squared coursed stone, it also includes some red sandstone which was gifted to the church by Queen Mary I from Kenilworth Abbey.