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Parish Church of St John Baptist

Market Place | Parish Office, 1 Coxwell Street, Cirencester GL7 2NX, England
+44 1285 654552
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St John the Baptist Parish Church: A truly inspirational church in Cirencester, the capital of the Cotswolds

The church of St John the Baptist is truly inspirational, admired by the many thousands who visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peterrobins
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Cirencester
A beautiful church

The most striking external feature is perhaps the glowing golden South porch, but the church... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
andrewnb
,
Rye, United Kingdom
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Market Place | Parish Office, 1 Coxwell Street, Cirencester GL7 2NX, England
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+44 1285 654552
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church of St John the Baptist is truly inspirational, admired by the many thousands who visit a truly iconic parish church in the heart of Cirencester, the capital of the Cotswolds. It has so many attractions...the beauty of a house of God created so...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The most striking external feature is perhaps the glowing golden South porch, but the church interior is beautiful. There is a useful leaflet showing points of interest and local folk man the building and church shop. There are tours of the church and tower.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The church is a wonderful example of early wool churches. I particularly loved the hidden tower buttresses.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit and you need to get in a good thirty minutes at the latest to see it as the doors are closed at 4.00pm. The architecture is what you would expect but the various exhibits are interesting particularly the one about the...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2018

We were fortunate to hear the Cirencester Choral Society conducted by the London Philharmonic leader practising for evening concert. Heavenly.

Thank marg W
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

Stopped by Cirencester as this was recommended by Google as it is the largest town in the Cotswolds so we figured we should visit as part of our weekend-trip through the area. We did not have much time, so made sure to visit the church...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018

I went for the funeral of half brother and I have to say a very nice funeral and all the people connected with the church were very helpful.

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

The building is wonderful, so much history to see. We've visited several times and really enjoyed the services, people so friendly and welcoming. Really a must experience when in Cirencester.

Thank nejica
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

A must in Cirencester or you will have missed a beautiful building full of history . Beautiful architecture and stained glass windows . Nice shop to pick up some gifts .

Thank SE A
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

This place is steeped in history and is well worth a visit, There is plenty to see and lots to read about.

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Gail S
December 17, 2016|
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Response from Kirsten H | Reviewed this property |
since they didn't allow people in the church when I was there, I doubt it.
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