Front view of St Mary's and All Saints ChurchSt Mary’s and All Saints Church

The church is a Grade II listed building with a history dating from the Conquest. The church was much restored at the turn of the Twentieth century and recently been much repaired, with a new curtain wall, tower and Nave arcade. The peal of bells has recently been increased from three to five and it is hoped to add a sixth bell in the near future. Plan are afoot to improve and upgrade the organ. The church yard recently won an award for best-kept churchyard in the diocese.

Location – St Mary and All Saints church lies some 4 miles southwest of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire opposite The Mainwaring Arms on the north side of the junction of the A53 and Three Mile Lane.

Services – The church is associated with the parishes of Chapel/Hill Chorlton and Maer and there is a rotation of services between the churches.

Contact Details – For general enquiries please contact the Rector or the Church Wardens.

St Thomas ChurchSt Thomas’

Location – Approaching Butterton Village from Trentham Road (A5182) the Church Gate is about 750 yards on the right. The tarmac drive is a single track between fields. The Church stands amidst the trees of Church Wood. Car parking is available around the Church.


Front view of Baldwins Gate Methodist ChurchBaldwins Gate Methodist Church

The Church was built in 1859 as a traditional galleried chapel of the Primitive Methodist Church. In 1968 it was reduced to a single storey and has since undergone a series of improvements to make it an up to date multi-use place of worship, belonging currently to the North Staffordshire Methodist Circuit.

Location – Baldwins Gate, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 5DA

When entering the village from the Newcastle direction, on the A53, visitors will find the church is on the left hand side about quarter of a mile beyond the pedestrian traffic lights.