What is Project Newton?

What is Project Newton?

Our project involves urgent repairs to St Laurence Church, the only Grade 2* listed building in East Harptree.

At the same time we will improve inclusive access and create a heritage exhibition area.

We will also work to improve and enhance the churchyard as a natural habitat for wildlife. While achieving all this, the project will of course balance, and be sympathetic to, the principal purpose of the church as a place of worship.

Project Timeline

2019
Dec: Apply for planning permission

2020
Apr: Apply for faculties

If successful:

2021

February: Round 2 Grant application to Heritage Fund

If successful and other funding in place

Autumn: Contractor starts

2022

Autumn: Work complete
Community engagement activities underway

 

More About the Project

Funding Updates

Update

Recent grants: Allchurches Trust, St Andrew’s Conservation Trust, Church Care raise £23550

Donors

  • Heritage Fund (£83k)
  • School House Trust (£68k)
  • Local Pledges so far (£101k)
  • Allchurches Trust(£12800)
  • Diocesan Loan (£25k)
  • Churchcare (£8600)
  • Previous fundraising events (£50k)
  • St Andrews Conservation Trust (£2k)
  • Other (£150)

 

 

 

 

We have raised 40% of our £875,000 target
£350,550
40%

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