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The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund

St Thomas's Square, Salisbury SP1 1BA, England
+44 1722 322537
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Christmas tree festival

Different, funny, poignant, pretty, thought provoking, amusing, reflective, happy, Christmassy and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
mevs44
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Pembrokeshire, United Kingdom
A must see on a visit to Salisbury.

Walked by on many occasions thinking it was a Victorian church. Big mistake. Not as over-powering... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ajc1945
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Ryde, United Kingdom
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St Thomas’s Church. A welcome in the heart of the city Dating mostly from the Fifteenth Century, the Church of St Thomas a Becket stands in its own square at the north end of Salisbury High Street, a two-minute walk from the Cathedral Close. This has been a place of worship since the early Thirteenth Century. Please come in for a look round. Try to spot the “damned bishop” being led to Hell in the famous Doom painting. Or why not try counting all 250 angels on the roof, walls and pillars? There is full disabled access to all public areas of the church with ramps and an automatic door. Quiet, boisterous, contemplative, social: it’s always a good time to drop in to St Thomas’s. We’d be happy to meet you whenever you can stop by.
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St Thomas's Square, Salisbury SP1 1BA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Different, funny, poignant, pretty, thought provoking, amusing, reflective, happy, Christmassy and worth a visit.

Thank mevs44
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walked by on many occasions thinking it was a Victorian church. Big mistake. Not as over-powering as the cathedral but more intimate as local churches should be. The Doom painting alone is worth the visit. There are many architectural features that date back seven hundred...More

Thank ajc1945
Meryl B, Manager at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear ajc1945, thank you so much for your kind review; we do think this is something of a hidden gem in Salisbury!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely services and cafe in the church Tues and Sat 9.30 to 1200. all monies go to the church or a local charity,,,,,there is a web site they have a Christmas tree festival 1st week in Dec co in sided with the towns christ mas...More

Thank teddybear423
Meryl B, Manager at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear teddybear423, thank you so much for your kind review of St Thomas's church; we're so glad you enjoy all the different activities and services we have here.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You might not realize what a treasure this little church is if you don't go in and visit. I sat for hours drinking the mural in. It is a miracle. Put this on your VISIT list. You will not regret it.

Thank Radiantkd
Meryl B, Manager at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Radiantkd, thank you so much for your kind review - we're so glad you enjoyed our church.

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Absolute Gem and do not mis out on the story from Salisbury. If you visit the town than this and the Cathedral are a part of the city`s history together with the Magna Carta. Discover the story behind the painting and its history. The church...More

Thank Lennaert v
Meryl B, Manager at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Lennaert v, we're so glad you enjoyed your visit to St Thomas's church and our amazing Doom painting, thank you.

Reviewed 6 November 2017

A wonderful church, right in the heart of Salisbury. So many historical details to look at, from the impressive Doom painting, to the tombs of local dignitaries. But this church is so much more than an architectural curiosity. It provides a warm welcome to all...More

Thank Jayne W
Reviewed 12 October 2017

In the centre of Salisbury it is well worth a visit and in particular to see the famous Salisbury “Doom” painting of the Last Judgement on the Chancel arch.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

My wife and i visited St Thomas Church on a recent trip to Salisbury. It is a most interesting place and made all the more enjoyable because we were able to sit down and listen to a stringed instrument rehearsal. Brilliant.

Thank Robert R
Meryl B, Manager at The Parish Church of St Thomas and St Edmund, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Good morning, Robert R, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit to St Thomas's, we often have concerts or rehearsals taking place and it is a lovely place to stop and listen.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Noticed this place on Sunday and we were warmly welcomed in by those here. Interesting building, with a "Doom" painting that's worth seeing (one of the best preserved I've seen).

Thank SGFish
Reviewed 22 September 2017

What an amazing church! It is older than the more well-known Salisbury Cathedral and was originally built so that those involved in building the cathedral had a place to worship. The church appears to have an active weekly programme and operates a coffee shop each...More

Thank GordonHampshire
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AverlinJuly11
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Response from Jon L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry bit late but the Bus would not go pass these from the Train station.
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