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The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund

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Address: St Thomas's Square, Salisbury Sp11ba, England
Phone Number: 01722 322 537
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Description: St Thomas’s Church. A welcome in the heart of the city Dating mostly from...
St Thomas’s Church. A welcome in the heart of the city Dating mostly from the Fifteenth Century, the Church of St Thomas a Becket stands in its own square at the north end of Salisbury High Street, a two-minute walk from the Cathedral Close. This has been a place of worship since the early Thirteenth Century. Please come in for a look round. Try to spot the “damned bishop” being led to Hell in the famous Doom painting. Or why not try counting all 250 angels on the roof, walls and pillars? There is full disabled access to all public areas of the church with ramps and an automatic door. Quiet, boisterous, contemplative, social: it’s always a good time to drop in to St Thomas’s. We’d be happy to meet you whenever you can stop by.
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Doom Painting

Nice church in the centre of Salisbury town, wonderful Doom Painting to view above the arch and a couple of lovely windows

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Harrow, England, United Kingdom

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Harrow, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Nice church in the centre of Salisbury town, wonderful Doom Painting to view above the arch and a couple of lovely windows

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This small church is a short walk from Salisbury Cathedral & well worth a visit. Both inside & outside are lovely & historic. It is also next to shops & the historic district of Salisbury.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We visited this church after discovering its connection to the Cathedral; it was built by the craftsmen working on the Cathedral as their church. It is a beautiful little church. The most impressive attraction is the medieval friezes above the nave and Lady Chapel that were rediscovered at the end of the 19th century. This church is a lovely reflective... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Lovely old church with atmosphere and some very interesting aspects. Also has a coffee shop and second hand book stall inside the church both very good prices

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This church is absolutely beautiful. Overshadowed by it's much more famous and larger cousin the Cathedral it is easily overlooked but if you are in Salisbury it really should be on your itinerary. The fabulous stained glass, wood and stone carvings and ancient frescoes are definitely worth seeing .... and it is free

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

the church is quite close to the shopping centre and cathedral. If you doing a walk around Salisbury, this is an interesting place to stop into.

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Newport Isle Of Wight
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This church is a little overshadowed by the adjacent Salisbury cathedral but we were so pleased that someone recommended it to us. It is particularly worth a visit to see the mediaeval Doom painting which was hidden from view for over two hundred years but only fully restored in 1953. It is, reputedly, the largest such work in this country.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Amazing building! Lots of activities throughout the week including book stall and coffee/cake mornings on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Services throughout the week and on Sunday they include a choir and bell-ringers. A church has been on this site for nearly as long as the Magna Carta has been in existence.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is the church built for the workers who built the cathedral, and it holds one of the great medieval Doomsday paintings. It feels a little gritty after the grandeur of the cathedral, but we loved its homeliness and simplicity.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Salisbury is a busy , bustling place full of visitors. However few seem to call into this wonderful City Centre church with its magnificent wall painting. Entry is free (in marked contract to the other over-priced visitor attractions) It is just off the Market Square and main shopping streets. The wall painting is one of the largest in Britain and... More 

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Additional Information about The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund

Address: St Thomas's Square, Salisbury Sp11ba, England
Phone Number: 01722 322 537
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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