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St Martin's Church, Sherwood
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
Dedication Saint Martin
Parish Sherwood
Diocese Southwell and Nottingham
Province York

St Martin's Church is a grade II listed Church of England parish church in Sherwood, Nottingham.


It was first opened in 1937 to the design of Edward Heazell in the Byzantine style. The church was consecrated by the Bishop of Southwell Re Revd Henry Mosley on 6 February 1937.

The consecration of the church was overshadowed by the death of the verger and his wife. Mrs Bradley died on Saturday 6 February 1937, and Mr John Bradley died the day afterwards.


  • Revd Edward Lysons
  • Revd William Willatt 1955
  • Revd Timothy Tyndall 1960
  • Revd Ian Gatford 1975
  • Revd Christopher Gale 1984
  • Revd Sylvia Griffiths 1999
  • Revd Bridget Baguley 2017


A pipe organ was installed in 1937 by Harrison and Harrison. It was originally installed in St. Luke's Church, Chelsea in 1907.


  • Kendrick Partington 1947-1950 (later organist of St Peter's Church, Nottingham
  • Mr. Vivian Grainger 1950-1960
  • Martin Barrett 2008–2015 (Worship group leader, keyboardist and organist)
  • Richard Marsden 2015-
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