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Our Lady and the English Martyrs (Roman Catholic)

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Address: Catholic Rectory Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1JR, England
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Built in 1890, this magnificent neo-Gothic structure features a 214-foot...

Built in 1890, this magnificent neo-Gothic structure features a 214-foot spire, stained-glass windows and murals, and a 16th-century wooden statue of the Virgin Mary.

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A Cathedral in the middle of Cambridge !

This is a beautiful Gothic church that is a wonderful place to just visit or attend a service. It is a very large church and as stated feels more like a Cathedral. Very nice... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Cambridge UK
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Cambridge UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a beautiful Gothic church that is a wonderful place to just visit or attend a service. It is a very large church and as stated feels more like a Cathedral. Very nice atmosphere inside.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is another church here which is pretty inside and outside. The architecture is very good.The church is good for a visit.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

OLEM is a beautiful church. When go in you feel like transported to the presence of God. The priests and staff are very welcoming and the services at this church are conducted beautifully and very respectfully. It's a place to visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Lovely church, with beautiful stained-glass windows and interesting architecture. Very pretty on the outside. Peaceful.

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Jaipur, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Parish of Our Lady and the English Martyrs is the largest parish in the diocese of East Anglia. Over 2,500 people worship here, including the communities in Cambridge, Sawston, Ditton, Cambourne and Bar Hill. Many visitors from across the world come here to pray as well as appreciate the beauty of this church. A must visit in Cambridge.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Felt a bit patronised by the huge SILENCE sign displayed on entering the church. Noticeboards could do with a bit of dust and polish. Amazing building.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Beautiful Catholic Church in downtown of Cambridge. The church is open all day for a few minutes of private prayers.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I stopped in to look at this church on my way to Norfolk having just visited the Fitzwilliam Museum. I particularly liked the internal decoration and found the church very peaceful

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Lovely church. Set on the corner of a very busy crossroads there is unfortunatly no parking very near. Limited on street parking within walking distance.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This church is architecturally exciting, aesthetically pleasing and offers a quiet retreat for the visitor. The stained glass windows are particularly impressive. Away from the crowds, I had the chapel to myself for the duration of my visit and I was treated to the organ in full voice. This visit was a deeply prayerful experience. Thank you.

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