NHCT Newsletter No. 1 now available

The first edition of the Trust’s newsletter is now available for downloading. It includes a fascinating article suggesting that carvings on the main doorway of Scofton church may have inspired Edward Lear’s poem, ‘The Owl and the Pussycat.’

Churches Trust Forum Newsletter

The first edition of the Churches Trusts Forum Newsletter can now be downloaded from this website. It includes a short article by our Secretary, Anthea Moat, on the ‘Funding and Faculties’ training day held in April.

Sutton in Ashfield United Reformed Church

A grant of £2,500 has recently been released following completion of a major restoration project to replace the roof over the sanctuary space (see illustrations).  The church is Grade II listed, one of only a handful of listed buildings in the vicinity.  Formerly it was a Congregational Church and there has been a worshipping community…

The Greek Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary Eleousa, Nottingham

In mid-July 2013 work was completed to replace the nave roof and repair or replace worn/damaged rainwater goods.  At the same time, making good use of the scaffolding in place for the roof repairs, worn and corroded stonework around the parapets was repaired or replaced. These illustrations give a good indication of the nature of…