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Address: Coney Street, York YO1 9QL, England
Phone Number: 44-1904-625186
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Parts of this fifteenth-century church were destroyed in an air raid during...

Parts of this fifteenth-century church were destroyed in an air raid during World War II, but many have been restored to their former glory including the famous clock, dating back to 1668, and the great west window, depicting scenes from the life of St. Martin of Towers.

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A Quiet Haven in the City

This church suffered enormous damage during the bombing of World War Two but what remains is a cool and quiet haven with beautiful architecture and a fabulous stained-glass... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
YoohooWales
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church suffered enormous damage during the bombing of World War Two but what remains is a cool and quiet haven with beautiful architecture and a fabulous stained-glass window. Well worth popping in for a few moments of peace, away from the noise of the city.

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Ede, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

With it's narrow location in midtown, and small floor surface, it was designed to be at least a beautiful church. In which they succeeded perfectly.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

A lovely small church , was unused till the late sixties but now being used again , relies on donations . Pop in and admire the stained class window and the rest of what is a historic old church - nobody will bother you and you are 20 seconds away from the hustle and bustle of the main streets .

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1 Thank Peter e
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

A very fine half a church with the creepiest Last Supper I ever saw. The chap stood on the clock above Coney Street revolves moments before the hour strikes. I was lucky enough to get a tour of the tower and roof, to see the clock mechanism. I don't know how often they offer this - I went on York... More 

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Thank Frank G
Stockport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 421 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Wonderful church in the centre of York - the very distinctive clock is probably the thing that first attracts people to this church. Worth spending a little time.

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Darlington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We've lost count of the number of times that we've walked past this small church - simply admiring its clock - whilst popping into the shops or the nearby cinema. However, having visited it for the first time, we would certainly recommend it to others who like to visit churches. There is much to admire from the gargoyles on the... More 

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I've walked past this Church so many times, admiring the splendid clock and looking at the ruins without realising that there is a slim Church attached ! Having now visited it, I am overwhelmed that such a gem should not be at the top of any visitors list. There are so many features to admire but, for me, the golden... More 

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Thank MedEngland
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

From the large clock on the outside, to the St Martin window, the brightly coloured roof and finally the unique organ inside, this quite small church is well worth a few minutes of your time.

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I must have passed this by so many times on my numerous visits to York although I did notice the large clock with the little admiral figure over hanging the street .Do take your time to go inside.The first thing that hits you is the wonderful 15 th Century stained glass window which was saved during the war by being... More 

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Thank Susan-Ash
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Older patrons of york run a little cafe from this little chapel, with reasonably priced food and drinks, and there is a mini market that sells books and toys all for charity. i bought two books there and enjoyed supporting them.

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