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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Matched funding pledges

When the St Leonard's Parochial Church Council (PCC) submits a first round Heritage Lottery Bid on 25th May, it has to declare the level of funding the community will raise as a contribution to project costs. Heritage Lottery will then require that amount to be...

Over two thousand votes for St Leonard’s

This was a really welcome sight on the Ashtons website at the end of their online poll for "Life's Great Causes". The Friends of St Leonard's charity is really grateful to everyone who voted for us as we face the huge challenge of raising £1 million to save this...