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A hidden Gem

Well worth a visit, bit it an active church so please be respectful. Some beautiful acid etch glass... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kay B
Wallasey, England, United Kingdom
Beautiful and interesting

Beautiful and interesting little church. Well hidden so easily missed, so making it a peaceful... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dam B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, bit it an active church so please be respectful. Some beautiful acid etch glass doors and beautiful church furniture.

Thank Kay B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and interesting little church. Well hidden so easily missed, so making it a peaceful place for contemplation.

Thank Dam B
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

We would just like to say that we had a wonderful experience for the funeral service for my Aunt. The vicar was very helpful and professional. The church itself was a real historical piece of preservation right in the shopping centre of the city of...More

Thank tony d
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

This gem was said to be the chapel of William the Conqueror and was built in 1069. It was destroyed in 1141 and then rebuilt and restored to its present state. Well worth finding.

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Reviewed July 16, 2018

A lovely quiet spot and yet only yards from the hectic shops and crowds of people. Time to rest and ponder

Thank braithwaite12
Reviewed January 29, 2018

A great little church hidden away but close near the square and town. Our friend guided us to it - we would never have come across it without him, but it was a real treat, completed secreted away amongst other buildings.

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Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

St. Lawrence church is located close to the cathedral and is on the street called The Square. It was said to be the chapel of William the Conquoerer and was built in 1069. Destroyed in 1141 then rebuilt and restored many times over the centuries,...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

You will likely pass this hidden little church on your way to the cathedral. It is well worth taking some time out to look around it - it is a little beauty. And it's absolutely free to do so in contrast to its bigger relation.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

A fantastic small church tucked just of the High Street. Open to the public free. Interesting inside the contrast of the modern furniture against the old structure.

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

What a beautiful little chapel, you wouldn't even know it was there its practically hidden but I visited with a friend who has lived in the area all her life. There is a little section where you can write a little note to somebody that...More

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