Our work

The Bats in Churches project is working with over 100 churches across England that are affected by bat roosts including some of national importance.

Below is a map of our churches, click through to find more information on the individual churches or toggle to view the churches in list form.

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A stone doorway with a round arch. the door is surrounded by pillars and concentric arches each carved in regular geometric patterns

Mundham, St Peter

A neat little Norfolk church hiding a stunning Norman doorway. We’re commissioning full surveys of the bats and the church heritage to see how we can help here.

Stone church as sun is setting with shadows and yew trees

Nempnett Thrubwell, The Blessed Virgin Mary

The remote, peaceful church of The Blessed Virgin Mary houses a fine oak rood loft and screen separating the nave and the chancel, as well as a large maternity colony of soprano pipistrelles.

A stained glass window showing a brown long eared bat against clear glass surrounded by yellow scrolls

Netherseal, St Peter

Originally C13th with a C15th tower St Peter’s was rebuilt in the 1870s. A beautiful stained glass bat graces the St Francis window.

Pretty stone church with unusual octagonal stair turret on south side

Newton Blossomville, St Nicholas

St Nicholas is home to a colony of pipistrelle bats that historically roost in the North Chapel.

Stone church with red tiled roof with door in south transept and bench

North Piddle, St Michael and All Angels

The simple, peaceful church of St Michael and All Angels was originally built in 1289, but by the mid C19th the church had fallen into a poor state of repair. Rebuilding took place in 1876 by Henry Rowe of Worcester in the C14th Decorated style.

A Victorian 'Jesse Window' showing the family tree of Christ

Old Hunstanton, St Mary the Virgin

Tucked away in a pictureqsue village outside the seaside town of Hunstanton. We’re helping organise fundraising events and providing advice on cleaning.

A medieval wall painting showing the red outline of a bishop wearing a yellow mitre

Old Weston, St Swithin’s

A 13th century church full of wall paintings. We’re commissioning full surveys of the bats and the church heritage to see how we can help.

The interior of a very tall, whitewashed, light, bright church

Parson Drove, St John the Baptist

A Fenland church full of faces. Now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

Peakirk, St Pega’s

An 11th century church sheltering a colony of Soprano Pipistrelles. We built bat boxes into the chancel roof to hopefully reduce the damage to the interior.

Detail of a brass dog from a funerary monument

Pebmarsh, St John the Baptist

The wonderful Essex church of St John the Baptist is listed Grade 1