Priory Church of St Anthony, Lenton facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPriory Church of St. Anthony, Lenton
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Diocese||Southwell and Nottingham|
|Vicar(s)||Revd Dr Megan Smith|
The church largely dates from 1883. However, is thought to incorporate elements of the chapel of the monastic hospital of Lenton Priory.
The restoration of the church commenced in 1883 and on 22 November a memorial stone was laid by the Lady of the Manor, Mrs. J. Sherwin Gregory, consecrated by Christopher, Bishop of Lincoln, being dedicated the following year to the Church of St. Anthony, commonly known as the Priory Church. The work was carried out by Evans and Jolley and it was re-opened on 4 December 1884
It is part of a group of parishes which includes Holy Trinity Church, Lenton.
The church has a pipe organ by Ernest Wragg and Son installed in 1924.
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