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Only my second visit to this unique, and very lovely church. Built by Cromwell during the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Martin B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Most Northerly church in England

This is the church close to the Barracks, it is behind a bigger church. There are some beautiful... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

Only my second visit to this unique, and very lovely church. Built by Cromwell during the commonwealth era (1650's) with stones re-used from Berwick Castle. Only stayed for just over 1 hour, and although I am not very religious, it was an enjoyable visit.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is the church close to the Barracks, it is behind a bigger church. There are some beautiful painted glass windows. Very quiet and peaceful.

Thank md1mm
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Very interesting Cromwellian church in its architectural structure and is unique in that only three of them were ever built.

Thank alec s
Reviewed 24 June 2018

No bells, no spire or tower. Inside simple stone effect. Worth a look. Helper inside to give you more of the history.

Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

The church was built in the corner of the town next to the Brass Bastion,during the Commonwealth. One of the few parish churches built during Cromwell's rule it didn't have any bells or stained glass windows. It was consecrated in 1662 and various alterations have...More

Thank 938fjg
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place to go and visit and worth the journey. A must for anyone interested in Architecture.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This church is open to the public, no cost. Documentation provided explains the history and changes that have occurred over the years. If you are interested in such history, this is an excellent location to visit.

Thank CanadianErnie
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We parked near the church so had a wander round before getting back into the car. Was so lovely to find that not only was it open, but it was warm! What every place of God should be. Demonstrates that it's not just a church...More

Thank 516rachela
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Time for the trees to be trimmed as its hard to get a proper view. The chapel at Brougham Hall in Cumbria is from the same era and also lacked church bells, a chancel and altar, a pulpit, stained glass, a font, etc. Makes you...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Situated in the corner of the parade this was built by Cromwell ,this is a flat roofed church only 2 in the UK it has stood the test of time , must to be visited if in the area .the grave yard is full of...More

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