Loughwood's Story

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The Baptists

Heresy, political rebellion, murder and sexual licence. The 17th Century English Baptists were called Anabaptists and accused of these crimes. Why?

Life at Loughwood

What was it like to be part of the 17th Century congregation at Loughwood? How was the meeting house used and what went on?

Deborah's story

Loughwood's most famous worshipper was Deborah Huish. A young girl confused with her beliefs, her story is immortalised in the book The Captive Taken from the Strong (1658).