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St. Andrew's Church, Langar

Coordinates: 52°54′17″N 00°55′44″W / 52.90472°N 0.92889°W / 52.90472; -0.92889

St. Andrew's Church,
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
Website Dedication St. Andrew
Parish Langar, Nottinghamshire
Diocese Southwell and Nottingham
Province York
Rector Revd Bronwen Gamble
Anglicanism portal

St. Andrew's Church, Langar-cum-Barnstone is a parish church in the Church of England in Langar, Nottinghamshire.

The church is Grade I listed by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport as a building of outstanding architectural or historic interest.


The church of St Andrew's is often called the 'Cathedral of the Vale' due to its large size for such a small village. This may be in part due to its importance as a place of pilgrimage in Saxon times.

The church was heavily restored by Thomas Butler in 1860.

The North Transept contains monuments to the Chaworth family of nearby Wiverton Hall. In the South Transept is a magnificent monument to Thomas, Lord Scrope and his wife, Philadelphia, with their son, Emanuel, kneeling at their feet. This transept also contains the blocked-up entrance to the Howe tomb with a tablet to the memory of Admiral Howe, second daughter Mary Juliana Howe and Mary, Countess Howe.

Current parish status

St. Andrew's Church, Langar-cum-Barnstone is in the Wiverton group of parishes which includes:



The organ came from St. John's Church, Codnor, and arrived in 1906. It is by Lloyd of Nottingham. The specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.


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