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St Mary Pakenham

St Mary_s Church burial ground, Pakenham, Bury St Edmunds IP31 2LJ, England
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A lovely church in a picturesque village

Both pretty and unusual, St Mary’s is well worth a visit. It’s unusual in being one of the few... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Philip C
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Lovely church in picturesque Suffolk village

Worth a visit if nearby. Perhaps combine with a trip to the Pakenham watermill. Octagonal tower... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Jonathan M
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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St Mary_s Church burial ground, Pakenham, Bury St Edmunds IP31 2LJ, England
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Both pretty and unusual, St Mary’s is well worth a visit. It’s unusual in being one of the few cruciform church; one whose axes are equal length. It also has an octagonal tower growing out of a square base. And it has two Norman doors....More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit if nearby. Perhaps combine with a trip to the Pakenham watermill. Octagonal tower. Quite a large church for a small village. Not very ornate but Suffolk churches are always worth a look.

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Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

The walk up to St Mary's will take you back in time The Saxon tower and peal of bells is lovely. In the heart of the village of Pakenham with several large manor houses and a peaceful street and pub. A village that is intact...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2015

Its a beautiful little village church. The village itself is a lovely place to be and still our church remains close to the heart.

1  Thank Martin B
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Reviewed 19 September 2015

This is the first time I have visited the church and it is stunning, so much character and really well looked after, if you love history worth a visit

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Reviewed 4 June 2015

Be sure and visit this tranquil and peaceful place set high up in the village fringed by age old trees and historic grounds. The cemetary contains many ancient headstones which give an insight to village history and its one time inhabitants. The church remains a...More

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