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St Martin's Church

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A little oasis, very quiet and yet so near the centre of the city...... welcoming and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
Lovely litte church

Hidden at the edge of the cathedral close. This little church seems to have been squashed in as it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
4 weeks ago
“Lovely litte church”
A thousand year old church at the heart of modern Exeter, St Martin’s props up the black-and-white building of Mol’s Coffee House on a corner of Exeter’s historic Cathedral Close. It is one of the oldest buildings in the city, consecrated in 1065...more
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Cathedral Close, Exeter EX1 1EZ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little oasis, very quiet and yet so near the centre of the city...... welcoming and unobtrusive.........ideal for a few quiet, peaceful moments.....

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mis2006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hidden at the edge of the cathedral close. This little church seems to have been squashed in as it certainly isn't square. Interesting architectural features and some old artwork

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

A lovely little church just across from the cathedral but older than the Cathedral and an interesting building to visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed January 5, 2019

What an amazing piece of history! Just a shame that a BIG ISSUE SELLER is outside! Our Australian visitors adored this beautiful place.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Wallywelling
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This gorgeous little Church in the heart of Exeter - Blink and you might walk past it! But please do stop and have a look in! It is around 1000 years old and exquisite inside - and very tiny.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Giselle1960
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Known as the gingerbread church, it is small and has an usual shape due to the fact that when it was built it size was constrained by the proximity of the other buildings. The church is no longer used on a regular basis for services,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ian M
Reviewed April 30, 2018

This is a very historic church having been opened in 1065 AD. It's small and just across a square from Exeter Cathedral, but a beautiful place, no longer operating as a church and now run by The Churches Conservation Trust of UK. Worth a visit...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2018

Lovely little spot for some quiet contemplation - just a stone's throw from the bustle of the Cathedral square and the nearby High Street. Some fabulous memorial art. Couldn't find the box for donations.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Christopher K
Reviewed November 15, 2017

This is not a church operating as part of the CofE or any other part of a practising faith group. It is maintained, cared for and administered by the Churches Conservation Trust. I'm not sure if that made me feel very different when I took...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

St. Martins was built in the 15th century on top of an older church. There are signs of Norman pieces still in this church and is very interesting to see. Located just behind Exeter's cathedral green.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank rayrest
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March 10, 2017|
Response from The_CCT | Property representative |
H ithere, thanks for your question Kaybee. We do host regular medieval choral performances at the church during the summer for private groups. Best wishes, Katrina (On behalf of CCT)