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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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We visit this church every Xmas and July 21st (my late father's birthday) where we say a prayer and light a candle for him. This has to be the biggest church (apart from a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Leslie H
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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visit this church every Xmas and July 21st (my late father's birthday) where we say a prayer and light a candle for him. This has to be the biggest church (apart from a cathedral) i have ever set foot in. well worth a visit.

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A fantastic parish church could almost be mistaken for being a cathedral. Stain glass windows are quite impressive.

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Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful medieval church sat off the old market square Road works and a one way system make access rather a problem but various car parks dotted around the town centre - only a 5 minute walk Lovely time wandering around trying to work out the age of sections of the church spread across the 11th to 16th Century Highly recommended... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting historical church. Lovely architecture. Welcome to walk around inside as well as churchyard surroundings.

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Cirencester en-route to another town and had a walk around. We found the Cathedral and we were not sure if it was open as there were extensive road works outside. It was open so we entered and a guide gave us a pamphlet outlining the history. You could spend a good hour here as it is really nice... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was an amazing experience to walk around a church that has witnessed so much history. The church is in a prominent position in the market square.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped off in Cirencester to see the Corinium Museum and discovered this wonderful church in the process. Very pleased we did, as it is ancient - with sections dating from the 12th and13th century - and full of history. It even comes with flying buttresses - one of my favourite ecclesiastical architectural features. Got chatting to the vicar, who was... More 

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Staverton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a very pleasant half an hour wandering around this beautiful church. Very calm and peaceful. Lots of lovely flowers everywhere. Welcoming parishioners greet you at the door with an interesting information leaflet. Well worth a visit.

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Thank LancashireLass21
Cirencester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The history of the church is fascinating, from Anne Boleyn's chalice to the exposed wall paintings. We were made to feel incredibly welcome and would recommend a tour to gain the best insight into the church's past. Just setting foot inside the building inspired a sense of awe. Just stunning.

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely to see the church and tower open when we visited Cirencester. We were luck to be there when the flower festival was on and the queen's flower cake was such a good idea. Would have climbed the tower but too tired that day. We did however hear the bells. Wonderful.

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