The Parish Church
The parish church is called All Saints’ and is unusual in the fact that the apse has a thatched roof, the main part of the roof being of pantile. At the western end of the church is a red-brick built, short tower which was rebuilt in 1744.
www.hempsteadhall.co.uk gives details of quality Bed & Breakfast accommodation in the village.Hempstead Hall is a 19th century farmhouse set in beautiful surroundings on an arable farm.
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