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this rather elegant church. its architecture very interconnected with the rest of this rather... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Michael J
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
Cecil tombs

Nice to find the church open and to be able to view the Cecil tombs, there are guide books and post... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
KAW687
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit whilst you are in Stamford, and just a short walk from the town over the river bridge

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Just up the street from the Bull and Swan is the tomb of Lord Burghley. The church yard and church! I wandered just to soak up the historical ambience.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

this rather elegant church. its architecture very interconnected with the rest of this rather interesting town.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael J
Reviewed June 6, 2018

This church is not the most ornate though the Cecil tombs are of interest. On going in they are not immediately obvious - you need to walk towards the altar and look left as they are i a separate chapel. Outside at the back is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Martin H
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Nice to find the church open and to be able to view the Cecil tombs, there are guide books and post cards on sale and good directions to the famous grave in the grave yard.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

This simple and rather plain church sits in "St Martins Without", on the hill going out of Stamford. Its lack of ornate decoration is compensated for by the quiet dignity of this holy space, which is used for concerts as well as worship

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Ges R
Reviewed August 12, 2017

This 15th century church houses the tombs of William Cecil chief advisor and secretary of state to Elizabeth I plus various tombs and monuments to other family members. Quite sombre inside but some lovely carvings and stained glass windows give a real sense of history.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

I've visited this church several times and I've never found it open. This time I made a beeline behind the church and across to the second churchyard to view the gravestone of Daniel Lambert, then the largest man in England.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank durham05
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Known as St Martins Without we have had 3 family weddings here over the last 43 years. It is a large church with a special ambience. Each year a Christmas carol service is held. There is no parking at the church but on a Sunday...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank John G
Reviewed October 16, 2016

St Martin's is a little way from the town centre but it well worth walking to see it. In the north chapel are some fantastic memorials to members of the Cecil family from nearby Burghley House. The church is very welcoming and was a pleasure...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Michael C
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