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Church of St Peter

The Cross | Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 403634
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A most unusual church

The red sandstone Guild Church of St Peter at Chester Cross, the centre of the city, is built on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sydney, Australia

An unusual church in a location that dates back 2000 years. Now very much a city centre social... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Donal M
Waterford, Ireland
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The Cross | Watergate Street, Chester CH1 2LA, England
+44 1244 403634

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The red sandstone Guild Church of St Peter at Chester Cross, the centre of the city, is built on the site of the ancient Roman Praesidium. The church is said to date from the 10th Century but the current fabric is 13th to 15th Century...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

An unusual church in a location that dates back 2000 years. Now very much a city centre social centre & coffee shop. Look out for the 15th century fresco and some lovely heads.

Thank Donal M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

In Chester for a few hours we visited St Peters again I love this unusual square shaped church and the reasonably priced tea and buttered tea cake were very good again. On leaving this time we stayed at the top of the steps and watched...More

1  Thank 70ish
Reviewed 1 August 2017

St Peter’s Church is right in the centre of Chester at the Cross where the four main streets of Eastgate, Northgate, Watergate and Bridge Street meet. From the outside it is a rather characterless brick box with a small square tower. If it wasn’t for...More

2  Thank EESW1
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Built in 907 on the foundations of the Roman's HQ, St Peter's is the parish church for everyone within the city walls. It is unusual in that the building is square. Much of the interior is Victorian but it does have a medieval fresco. It...More

1  Thank TuesdayChester
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A warm welcome with people who trust God 😇 ) cafe and quiet room open all the time and the lights are amazing at night

Thank David G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I was sitting outside listening to a violin playing busker. When I noticed a stream of people going into this church. So I followed them and there it was a cafe, serving the cheapest cuppa in town. It was dark and dismal inside but I...More

Thank faithcharity
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Situated at the crossing of the four main streets in Chester, this church was founded by Ethelfleda, the daughter of King Alfred the Great, in 907AD and it has remained a place of Christian worship ever since. The design of the church is rather unusual...More

3  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

An attractive small church that is almost missed as near the cathedral Nice architecture and worth a quick visit

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Called in for a drink, people helpful and polite. The church is peaceful and good for a quiet drink,

Thank richard c
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Response from M M | Reviewed this property |
Non. Mais un jour j'espere visiter Leicester dans les 'Midlands' d'Est.