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St Stephen's

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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So nice to visit

Popped in when walking about and this place, like a lot of the other little churches are so cute... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2019
stephen m
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Many times rebuilt

Standing on the High Street it is one of 5 parish churches in Exeter. Originally built after AD 900... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2019
Albywon
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed June 20, 2019

Popped in when walking about and this place, like a lot of the other little churches are so cute and nice to visit. Take a few moments to see this little old place.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank stephen m
Reviewed June 18, 2019 via mobile

Standing on the High Street it is one of 5 parish churches in Exeter. Originally built after AD 900 no original records have been retained. It was the site of a famous wedding in 1582 of Lasy Elizabeth Russell to William 3rd Earl of Bath....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Albywon
Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

Sitting in the exeter high street, opposite the white company shop is one of Exeter's oldest churches. Walked past by thousands of people and never taken a second glance to discover what's inside it's well worth a peep.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Passp0rtAlwaysReady
Reviewed March 31, 2019

If you get 5 minutes pop into the small churches dotted around the city. Apparently there were many, most now gone. Charming oasis of peace.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jenny i
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Probably originally a church would have stood here as early as 900 AD. It was important by the 1600's, when Exeter was enjoying its most prosperous period. At this time it lay at the heart of the City amongst the shops and offices of Exeter's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barry S
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Lovely church with a long history and interesting displays, situated in the middle of the High Street

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FirebeanExeter
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

What a stunning building full of contradictions. The outer skin retains the origins of this church while the ultra modern interior breathes in the present. There is a fascinating pictorial overview of the reconstruction of the interior after damage. We saw the boards outside offering...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Johntrombone
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Open daily and easily missed. A lovely red sandstone parish church close to the cathedral and well worth a look. An impressive hatchment on one wall and a number of ornate memorials. Very peaceful and lots of history with good interpretation. No charge for entry...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed July 26, 2018

It is easy to rush by this church as it is in the busy High St of Exeter surrounded by shops. Stop to admire the exterior architecture and arched walkway before popping in to the recently and tastefully refurbished interior .[In recent years the Summer...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

always open in day & very friendly,helpfull caretakers in this old church--one of the few Exeter Churches Hitler didn`t destroy in `42.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ray H
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