Category Archives: St Pega Project

Chats in Old Churches

Why not join us at 10am on Tuesday 19th March for an informal, informative and friendly get together to learn more about St Pegas Church?

St Pega’s wall paintings and why we need to save them

The Significance of St Pega’s Wall-paintings and why we need to save them By Dr Avril Lumley Prior (posted by David Hankins)   The Church and its wall-paintings The present building was erected in 1014/15 as the ‘new minster at Pegecyrcan [Peakirk]’. In 1016, it received grants of land from King Edmund Ironside for the… Read More »

Talking About Peakirk

  On 2nd May next year at 7 30pm in Werrington Village Centre, Dr Avril Lumley Prior will be giving a talk to Werrington History Society  about Peakirk’s past.          ‘ Probing Peakirk’s Past: The Archaeology of a Fen-edge Settlement ‘                 Christopher Saxton [1576] Synopsis Peakirk is a… Read More »