Welcome to Sudeley Castle Lodge No. 8976, in the Province Of Gloucestershire, Of the United Grand Lodge of England

Worshipful Master W. Bro. Oliver P. Craughwell


We originally met in Sudeley Castle in Winchcombe, but are now based at

The Masonic Hall, Stow on the Wold, Gloucestershire GL54 1BB


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Our Latest News

The final Festive Board in St. Edward's Hall, Stow on the Wold on 25th April 2022 where we have dined over the last Masonic year. We hope to return to the dining facilities in the  Masonic Hall in September. W.Bro. K.L. Checkley PPGSwdB of Prince of Wales Lodge No. 951 is seen below responding on behalf of the visitors.  At the ceremony, he gave an outstanding presentation [...]

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Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Oliver Craughwell and Brethren at Mythe Lodge No.6949 on 27 April 2022

Worshipful Master W.Bro. Oliver Craughwell with (From left to right): W.Bro. Robert Stubbs (D.C.), W.Bro. James Stubbs, Bro. Richard Campbell (J.D.)and W.Bro. Robert O'Donoghue.(I.P.M.)   [...]

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Lodge Installation 21st March 2022

 W.Bro. Oliver Craughwell was installed into the Chair of King Solomon, seen here flanked by his Wardens W.Bro. Anderson Martinez and Bro. Jason Cyphus with the Immediate Past Master Robert O'Donoghue in the foreground. [...]

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Sudeley Castle Lodge

Sudeley Castle Lodge No 8976 was Consecrated at Tewkesbury on 14th March 1981 and held its first meeting at the Castle in Winchcombe on 13th April with a capacity attendance of 19 Officers, 13 Members and 23 Visitors. We now meet at The Masonic Hall, Church Street, Stow On The Wold, GL54 1BB  Read More...

Sudeley Castle Lodge is one of 81 Lodges in the Province Of Gloucestershire, and is part of The United Grand Lodge Of England.  There are 17 Masonic Centres in the Province of Gloucestershire with one or more Lodges meeting at each of them.  

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Freemasonry is second only to the National Lottery in its charitable donations, being concerned with the care of children, the ill and the elderly, from its earliest days. Over 50% of the funds raised by Masons are given to non-Masonic national and local charities

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