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This Church, damaged by enemy fire in the1940 ‘s has been very tastefully restored as a memorial to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Worth a stop

So pleased this has not been demolished but rather remains as a poignant memorial. Well done to the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Scotland, United Kingdom
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The ruins of this church stand as a memoriam to the merchant navy men who lost their lives in World War II.
High Street, Southampton SO14 2NS, England
+44 23 8083 3333
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Church, damaged by enemy fire in the1940 ‘s has been very tastefully restored as a memorial to those in the Merchant Navy who lost their lives at sea with individual memorial slate plaques mounted on one of the Church walls. Also located in the...More

Thank BobBonHere
Reviewed 17 September 2018

So pleased this has not been demolished but rather remains as a poignant memorial. Well done to the council

Thank emat822
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Located on the QE2 mile in Southampton old town, this church was bombed in WW2 but preserved as a memorial to the merchant seamen. The gates are open during the day and as you approach the tower inside, there is a commentary that tells the...More

Thank JuliaB2408
Reviewed 20 August 2018

You can’t miss this 13th century ruin as you walk around the town centre, very photogenic and near the City wall. Dedicated now to those in the Merchant Navy who lost their lives at sea. The clock works and chimes on the hour.

Thank bdenhow
Reviewed 31 July 2018

A real bomb damaged church from World War 2. It was hit during the Nazi blitz and never rebuilt. Easy visit, just something with in walking distance from the Queen Mary 2.

Thank kevin o
Reviewed 16 June 2018

Bult in 1320 the church was bombed in WW2 and the shell now stands as a memorial to sailors that have lost their lives at sea. Inside the old walls stand a monument dedicated by the mother's of sailors that lost their sons on the...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Ruins of church on High Street Southampton. Originally built in the 1300's. Badly damaged by bombing in WW2. Kept As A Memorial to those who lost their lives

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We wandered in on a beautiful sunny evening, and loved the atmosphere. It is a small ruined church, but is really peaceful and pretty. Worth a look.

Thank Horse91dancer
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This was once the main church in town but was very badly bombed during ww2 as was all of the High Street where it stands. There is a very good recording of the history of the church inside the walls.

Thank Bernie C
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We found the church during a walk around this part of Southampton. It is a very moving memorial to the merchant navy. In an area with such a naval history and some remarkable museums it was still a quiet oasis just to remember the cost...More

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Rosy J
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I can't say for certain but the damaged church is visible - There is a further memorial to the engineers on the Titanic at the Junction of London Road where it runs into above bar on the left as you go down. There is also... More