Welcome to The Rectory Society

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Patron: Sir Tom Stoppard
Ecclesticial Patron: The Rt Revd and Rt Hon The Lord Chartres
KVCO ChStJ PC DD FSA

Established in 2006, The Rectory Society was formed to help further interest in all former and existing rectories, parsonages and other clergy dwellings

Forthcoming visit to Malmesbury Abbey, Sherston and Shipton Moyne, on Thursday 14th June 2018

Thursday 14 June 2018

Malmesbury is thought by some to have been the first capital of England and was known as “the city of the Britons” long before the Romans came.  A Benedictine monastery was founded here in the 7th century and since then the life of the Abbey has been entwined with the community that surrounds it.  We will read more

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The Rectory Society aims to bring together anyone interested in these important cultural, architectural and historical properties through activities, lectures and the gathering of information.

Remember you do not have to live in one to join us!

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