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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Uncovering the 1960s cover-ups

Now that our scaffolding is complete, and the weatherproof roofing installed, we've started to uncover the areas needing restoration work. These were last worked on in the 1960s: the copper roof replaced the original lead roof in 1961, and the Glass Reinforced Plastic...

Funding and permission received to repair vestry windows

Thanks to the hard work of our diligent Building Maintenance Team volunteers, we have now received permission from the Diocese to start work on the first of the issues identified in the 5-yearly inspection report conducted by the Church Architect: conservation repairs...