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Its hidden away

This is a lovely mainly 15th century Church with Victorian renovations. It is hidden away and a... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
johnahall
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Warm welcome on a freezing day

Arrived for morning service on a bitter winters day but we were given a pleasant welcome on the... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
poirbellehelene
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a lovely mainly 15th century Church with Victorian renovations. It is hidden away and a short walk from the market square and worth a visit. It is a Church which welcomes visitors and seeks to share its message. There are lots of brasses...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Arrived for morning service on a bitter winters day but we were given a pleasant welcome on the day of our 40th wedding anniversary. Joyful worship, approachable for all ages and good preaching from Romans 3. Coffee after the service was a good time to...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

We went here on Saturday evening for a concert performed by local choirs. It is probably the largest concert venue in the town, with only the secondary school hall coming close in size. It has good acoustics, but the seating is somewhat uncomfortable, and a...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a little gem of a church. Some lovely carved tombs and the most extraordinary clerestory windows - fortunately not stained glass. It does seem a trifle odd with the nave being relatively small compared with the chancel but it is a lovely place...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

Took a walk down the lane and ran into this beautiful church. Came back the next day to go inside. Such a quaint little village. Hope to go back someday!

Thank Charis J
Reviewed 19 December 2016

The church is not immediately obvious in Chipping Norton. You have to walk northwards down Church Street to find it (away from the Market Square). Parking is almost non existent outside the church, but it is well worth the walk. The ceiling is surprisingly high,...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This church is undergoing quite a lot of renovations so you are somewhat limited to where you can walk in this building, so miss quite a lot. It was also quite dark inside so is hard to read some of the plaques on the wall....More

Thank MARYLOUESSEX
Reviewed 26 May 2016

When in "Beautiful Chippin Norton" make sure to visit St. Mary's Church. It is in walking distance from Citi Centre area. It dates back to the 12 Century. It has one of the highest and most beautiful "Nave" we've seen. And being a minister myself,...More

Thank Magda F
Reviewed 7 December 2015

We sang in a concert here last Saturday. Some of the pillars get in the way (but you can't do without them!).The building was packed with a choir of 90, an orchestra of about 15, and an audience of about 350. The church has a...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 27 April 2015

You have to go downhill from the town centre to get to the church, but it is pleasantly situated at the end of Church Street. It is unusual in that it is not in a prominent position in the town. But it is worth the...More

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