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St Gregory's Church Resoration

Where the Kings Lived?

The Discoveries

Anglo-Saxon Rendlesham – One-day conference

A Royal Centre of the East Anglian Kingdom One-day conference to present the results of archaeological investigation 2008-2014 At the Apex, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk Saturday 24th September 2016, 10am-5pm

Find out more at: heritage.suffolk.gov.uk/rendlesham-conference-2016
Book your ticket:
https://www.theapex.co.uk/whats-on/event/2923/anglo-saxon-rendlesham

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Church Restoration Project

St Gregory’s Church, Rendlesham, is thought to have been built in the 14th century on the site of an Anglo Saxon pagan temple. The Venerable Bede writes at length of Rendlesham as the site of King Redwald’s Royal palace and estate. Redwald was baptised and converted to Christianity in this place by Augustine who was sent by Pope Gregory to convert pagans in the 6th Century. For more up-to-date information please click... read more

St Gregory's Church Restoration

The purpose of this website is to highlight the archaeological discoveries made in Rendlesham and the connections these have with St Gregory’s church. St Gregory’s Church is in dire need of restoration and is actively fund raising to enable work to commence.
St Gregory’s church continues to be used for regular worship and details of services in St Gregory’s are to be found on the Rendlesham church website:- www.rendleshamchurch.co.uk

digging in rendlesham

The Discoveries

The Rendlesham Survey Project is managed by Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service with the co-operation of the landowners, Sir Michael and Lady Caroline Bunbury, and Colchester and Ipswich Museums. It is funded and supported by the Sutton Hoo Society, English Heritage, the Portable Antiquities Scheme, the Suffolk Institute of  Archaeology & History, the Society of Antiquaries of London, and the Royal Archaeological Institute.

In 2008 Archaeologists from Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service began the exciting search to rediscover this settlement. To date over 700 pieces of Anglo-Saxon metal have been found.