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This modest church in central Cambridge is the oldest church in Cambridge and its tower is the oldest structure in the city, dating from Anglo-Saxon times. It is opposite the historic Eagle pub and could be easily missed, but for the beautiful rose bush that...More
I have lived in Cambridge for over 25 years but until recently have walked past many times but never entered St Bene't's Church. What a pleasant surprise to finally enter the portals of the church.
I attended a memorial service with just seven in the...More
Popped in on Saturday which was an Open Cambridge day and the church was full of tables with tea coffee cakes and produce so the real atmosphere was sadly missing.However the striking stained glass and the simple architecture was apparent and the tower with its...More
The church is blessed with some very striking stained glass,and it makes you appreciate just how much skill & work would go in to making such a colourful display.
Also the font was of an unusual design,if I am not mistaken it had the look...More
Apparently, St Bene't's is the oldest church in Cambridge. As many readers will be aware, Bene't is short for Benedict but you don't often see the extra apostrophe (') in the name so often St Benet's is the name. Trust the authorities to be a...More
Have made several visits to this lovely old church on my visits to Cambridge. An ancient Saxon foundation, some aspects such as the tower and tower arch still survive. A well-kept interior and a welcome haven from the noise and bustle of the City. Look...More
Named after St Benedict, this is the oldest church and building in Cambridge dating back to approximately 1020 and it is almost unaltered. Church has a tall bell tower and pretty stained glass. Church is located next to Corpus Christi College. Regular daily service are...More