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Fantastic Church

A beautiful church. An old building but very in tune with modern day. We went to see an art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worth seeing the 5000 miniature figures

Visited St Oswald Parish Church for the prime reason of seeing the 5000 clay models depicting the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful church. An old building but very in tune with modern day. We went to see an art installation called 'Our Game' about the Shrovetide match. The exhibition was was fantastic but so was the church!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited St Oswald Parish Church for the prime reason of seeing the 5000 clay models depicting the annual Ashbourne town football match. The clay models took up the whole of the chancel and was quite a unique sight. Thanks to the church steeple the church...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large parish church in the centre of Ashbourne. Imposing gateway and make sure you check out the top of the pillars. Church itself is very well maintained, some stunning architecture, and beautifully decorated. There’s a discrete area which contains tombs which again is well worth...More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is well worth a visit if just for the scary gates. Inside, the architecture is as impressive as the outside, with a very sad little tomb dedicated to a young girl child. This tomb alone is worth the visit but take some tissues, the...More

Thank katduza
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Nothing of particular interest, but an interesting, and quite typical parish church. Worth a quick visit if you're passing.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Lovely old church and church yard. Very large for those big occasions be it a wedding or a funeral adequate parking

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 8 July 2018

I came to the church to see the 5000 clay models on display in the chancel. Very unusual and impressive. But this ancient church is well worth visiting in its own right as a structure and also to look at the various tombs.

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

Quite a large church for the size of town. Nice architecture and the chapel with the family tombs is amazing in terms of ages and quality of the carvings.

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

A brass plaque in the chapel on the south side of the church commemorates its dedication on 24 April 1241 , loved the fact that this church has not had the modern touch . There is much stained glass in the church

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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Last time we came we had only limited time as they were preparing for important visitors. In the short time we had I knew we had to come back to see this beautiful old church properly. This time I spent all the time I needed....More

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