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Address: Church Street, Spalding PE11 2DR, England
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St Mary and St Nicolas is the historic parish church of Spalding built in...

St Mary and St Nicolas is the historic parish church of Spalding built in 1284. It is open every day for visitors.

There are five Sunday services - at 11am and 6.30Pm a choir of boys and men lead the singing.

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Spalding Parish Church - well worth a visit

There was a Benedictine in the town from 1051 to 1540. This Church was built by the Priory, being started in 1284.It was completed in 1293 with later alterations and additions. It... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2016
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Boston, United Kingdom
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Boston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 27, 2016

There was a Benedictine in the town from 1051 to 1540. This Church was built by the Priory, being started in 1284.It was completed in 1293 with later alterations and additions. It was restored under the direction of Sir George Gilbert Scott from 1865-7 including the removal of high box pews and a high pulpit. More recent work includes the... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

Spalding has managed to fend off the destructive forces that almost completely destroyed our tradition of parish choirs. Here you can find an all male choir of good quality with enthusiastic boys, men and teenagers. The success of the choir can be measured by the number of boys who stay on to sing with the men when their voices break.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 5, 2016

This church is located just a short walk away from the centre of Spalding and is open every day. Set in a lovely church yard close to the Ayscoughfee Hall & Gardens so well worth a visit if you are in Spalding.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 2, 2016

This is just what a parish church should be. Very welcoming but a quiet and peaceful oasis where it is so easy to relax and just rest awhile. There's a car park on the doorstep so it is easy to visit and if you are in Spalding you shouldn't miss the parish church. Plenty of services to attend too from... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

went many years ago with some family and friends it was on the spalding flower parade wen all the churches were done in flowers and the people put a great deal of effort in what they do

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Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

The church is a real focus for the Spalding community. It is also a beautiful accessible church architecturally. It's location next to Ayscoughfee Hall and the Riverside, it may get overlooked but together they really do set the heart of the town off. It is open and welcomes visitors as a successful thriving church. Well worth your time if in... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 14, 2016

A bit 'high church' I am pleased to say. A lack of happy clappy during the services. They seem to have a number of events every year - mainly school-based. The people seem very kind and the vicar believes in God - whatever next!

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Allensbach, Germany
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Reviewed January 11, 2016

I visit this peaceful church every time I visit family in Spalding. It is not a big church but it is joy to visit. A wander around the inside of the building and the graveyard outside is for me a calming experience. Clearly the church community is alive and active, they care for their beautiful church and respect its long... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

A beautiful church in the market town of Spalding. Set next to the river Welland and Ayscoughfee Hall Museum this church is a must see if you visit the town. Open daily (unless special service being held)

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 12, 2015

An interesting place to visit, either on your own or with family including youngsters. In May there is a flower festival which is well worth a visit.

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