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St Mary's Church

Wreay Village, Wreay, England
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A lovely church

Wreay church was built between 1840 & 1842 under the direction of Sarah Losh who had recently... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John H
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London, United Kingdom
A truly peaceful atmosphere!

I was really stunned by the interior of this little church, not at all evident from the outside. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Livingnotworking
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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Wreay Village, Wreay, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wreay church was built between 1840 & 1842 under the direction of Sarah Losh who had recently before lost her sister & parents, & built it to their memory. The interior style is Arts & Crafts although she was employing this style at least 30...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really stunned by the interior of this little church, not at all evident from the outside. It has a real Egyptian feel to it with the semi circular windows set high above the alter containing beautiful stained glass pictures and some wonderful wood...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

I had heard and read about this church but had never bothered to check it out - what a mistake that was - it's a little off the beaten track and I think best approached from the A6 where the village is signposted. - the...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

St. Mary's Church in the small village of Wreay is off the beaten path, and, for some, may seem like a far way to go for a church as humble as St. Mary's. If you go, however, you will be stunned by the brilliance of...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

5 stars. A Tardis feeling on entering. So much to see and examine followed by a short walk to the Heritage Centre.

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Reviewed August 7, 2017

A very small church created by Sarah Losh in memory of her sister Katharine. The church is based on a Roman Basilica with a semi-circular nave beautifully illuminated and with 13 seats for Jesus and his disciples. With interesting window and gargoyles one which used...More

1  Thank John V
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Reviewed February 14, 2017

This church has so many quirky interesting features that it's easy to miss some. There is a short guide available to purchase & two books, which are well worth reading to learn just what an amazing job Sarah Losh did.

1  Thank seaviewlover
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Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

What an unusual and beautiful church. Built and designed by a lady. Full of carvings of animals, plants and symbolism. Very peaceful space.

2  Thank emmagdeyn
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Reviewed February 8, 2015

Having read The Pine Cone by Jenny Uglow we were most anxious to see the church for ourselves. What an amazing lady was Sarah Losh. Someone suggested we count the windows. Tricky assignment; the vast number of details to see and absorb means that you...More

2  Thank Nanette D
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Try the church website, which gives opening times & lots of other information.
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