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Cirencester Parish Church of St John Baptist

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Address: Market Place | Parish Office, 1 Coxwell Street, Cirencester GL7 2BQ, England
Phone Number: 01285 659317

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Church of St. John the Baptist.

This a really beautiful old church, which was originally the Abbey church, although there is nothing left of the abbey. I found the roofing particularly lovely.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This a really beautiful old church, which was originally the Abbey church, although there is nothing left of the abbey. I found the roofing particularly lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Historic old church. Beautiful. And, of course, outstanding architecturally. Centrally located so hard to miss. We roamed its cemetery filled with even more history. Lovely flowers blooming as it was Springtime. Had comments on the beautiful photos we took.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Entry into the church is through the Fan-Vaulted South Porch, which makes a fine introduction, and then into the church and what a surprise with magnificent and beautiful stained glass windows flooding the interior with spectacular light. Originally 12thC and rebuilt circa 1520, the tower supported by flying buttresses, north and south aisles, four Chapels and the Chancel which is... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The ancient Anglo Saxon church is worth a visit, if you are in Cotswold or passing to Gloucester or Cheltenham from Swindon or London. Not a must see.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful parish church with a fascinating history. Very helpful and informative lady in the gift shop area. Well worth a look if your in Cirencester we were even allowed to take the dogs in.

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Ashtead
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This church is well worth visiting with many small chapels and ornately painted organ pipes. The church has many information leaflets and on display is a goblet made for Anne Boleyn.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We just popped in as we love looking at different churches. It's so light and bright. Beautiful decoration. Separate sections are so different. Nobody hassles you. The 2 organs are lovely. Would love to hear them in action. It is obviously a loved church !!!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Worth a visit - close to centre. Beautiful interior and windows. Just dropped in but glad we did so.

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Romsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Very nice to go in to a 'good' church and not be hassled at every turn by people wanting money or to help you. Really interesting interior, great bonus of the Boleyn cup and space to reflect as much as to browse. Just need to sort out their smoke alarms!

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

we popped in when passing through Cirencester. the church is beautiful with a great history one not to miss.

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