National Lottery supports our heritage project

Thanks to National Lottery players and the
generosity and support
of local people,
funds, trusts and local organisations

we can now repair St Leonard’s Church

Wall paintings will be saved

Some of these paintings date back to the 13th century…

Roof timbers will be repaired

Rot and deathwatch beetle have attacked the oak beams…

Heritage will be shared

We have an exciting programme of activities…

Preparing for the repairs

Preparing for the repair project involved detailed survey work using high tech laser scanners Read more…

An evolving heritage building

The church contains medieval wall paintings dating from the 13th century, graffiti carved in the 1500s. Read more…

Project progress report

After a three-year fundraising campaign we are nearing the point of starting repairs. Read more…

You can help too

It’s not just about money, it’s about getting people interested and involved as volunteers in our project. Read more…

Flamstead Heritage is at risk

We are raising money to save this beautiful church and its medieval murals

 

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Reassembling the medieval roof

After 7 months of painstaking work during the course of this year - carefully taking the failing roof apart, updating the drawings and repair specifications, ordering timber in good time to beat the supply shortages, fabricating the new parts - the roof of St...

Hard Hat Tours – a real hit with those who took part

80 people from the local community took take part in one the hard hat tours held on 18th and 20th May 2021, and all reported how much they enjoyed it. Each tour lasted around an hour, giving people a unique opportunity to see up close the work on the windows, walls...