The Cross, Melbourn
All Saint’s Church situated at the Cross in the centre of Melbourn, has an interesting history dating back to the 12th century. It has not only stood through turbulent political times but also endured extensive alterations to its structure and appearance. Its support by the Argentines (Lords of the Manor) in the 1300s, whose family had a private chapel within the church in those days and other noble families of the village from the past, give us an insight of the life and times through the ages.
The church today is also well supported and its members are active fundraisers for the upkeep and maintenance of its structure. The Reverend Andrew O’Brien has played a major role in the process of the construction of a new church hall to which the villagers have contributed to in the form of donations. Its completion is hoped to be in the near future.