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Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin

Castle Hill House Castle Street, Tutbury DE13 9JF, England
+44 1283 810166
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Impressive architecture

The Norman doorway of this church is impressive, and the interior has many interesting features... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
1949etwall
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Remembrance Day at Tutbury Church

Proud to be associated with the Tutbury Parade, through the village to the Church for the best... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
280314GailHH
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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15 Jan 2018
“Impressive architecture”
23 Sep 2015
“Remembrance Day at Tutbury Church”
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Castle Hill House Castle Street, Tutbury DE13 9JF, England
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The Norman doorway of this church is impressive, and the interior has many interesting features too. Thirty years ago this was open all daylight hours, but now there is restricted but well publicised opening, so if wanting to go in please do check the website...More

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Rick N, Friend of St Mary's at Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

The Priory Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tutbury is 928 years old having been consecrated on 15th August 1089. This is still celebrated as Tutbury Day! The external Norman arch was constructed in about 1160 and is the only external arch in the UK...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2015

Proud to be associated with the Tutbury Parade, through the village to the Church for the best Remembrance Day Service I have attended.

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Reviewed 6 September 2015

We first visited to do a rece for a wedding that we were to attend and were made so welcome. The coffee and cake were of excellent quality and delightful. I am disabled and use a wheelchair we were made welcome and access was very...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2015 via mobile

The Priory Church is a great example of Norman architecture. The west door is amazing. The church is not usually open but there was a meeting so I slipped in to take a look. Whilst it was nice, I was a bit disappointed. (I am...More

1  Thank USExpat1nUK
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

I didn't go in the church but it looked beautiful from the outside in a lovely area called Tutbury just before you get o the castle.

1  Thank blondie079
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Reviewed 9 December 2014

sadly when we came to visit the church was closed, but with help from the Museum staff down in the village we were told where to find my great great uncles grave in the graveyard and see his name on the Tutbury war memorial. It...More

Thank mapart101
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Reviewed 4 May 2014

"A Real Gem" is a review of this beautiful church which I have visited in April 2012. By mistake it appeared as being in a different location. Sorry. I do not know what happened. It is one of the most beautiful churches in England and...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2013

I have visited the church many times and always find it such a peaceful place. The main door way is such a gem of a feature and worth spending time looking at it. I think it is only opened for special occasions such as weddings....More

1  Thank Trevor679
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Reviewed 30 July 2012

Such a lovley peacefull place, perfect for meditating, the grounds are a delight to walk roung , have been several times now and never get fed up with it.

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Reviewed 30 April 2012

This one of the most beautiful Catholic churches I have ever seen.Glamorous stained glasses,paintings and architecture. Genuine old art.The stuff is so friendly,helpful and nice!

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