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Art amongst the architecture

The most amazing 8th century Anglo Saxon carvings lie waiting to be seen inside the wonderfully... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2018
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Very interesting and very old lots to see!!

We dropped in just to have a look round and were greeted with coffee morning and fund raising event... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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Parish Rooms St. Marys Gate, Wirksworth DE4 4DQ, England
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All reviews anglo saxon lovely stained glass windows stone carvings well worth a visit saxon times coffin lid mines congregation oldest font explanatory wonders treasure betti beauty century
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

The most amazing 8th century Anglo Saxon carvings lie waiting to be seen inside the wonderfully welcoming church. I arrived just before the start of a service, and, a very nice lady invited me to stay and watch or come back later (the church isn’t...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We dropped in just to have a look round and were greeted with coffee morning and fund raising event - it was great, we were made most welcome and a kind lady helped us navigate round the church using their printed guide - very interesting...More

Thank youngie47
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

A large church for a small town. Lots of interesting memorials and architectural features. Well worth a visit.

Thank gliderman66
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We stumbled on the church by chance when wandering around Wirksworth. It is set in a lovely green area surrounded by a variety of interesting buildings. When we entered the church we were surprised by its size as it is bigger than we expected from...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

If churches are your thing then you'll love St Mary's. It's quite large and appears to be thriving. Most interesting to us were the stone carvings, including the famous miner, said to be the oldest sculpture of a miner in the world.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Very interesting. Beautiful church. Large for area. Interesting lead mining history. Currently railings are being restored. Very quaint

Thank NettieP11
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I love visiting churches, they are so welcoming, usually well cared for and always quiet and peaceful, especially on a Saturday afternoon! If you meet someone inside who worships there they are always glad to tell you about "their" Church. St Mary's is no exception,...More

Thank jrdo5959
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We have a Tony Robinson TV programme to thank for pointing us in the direction of Wirksworth St Mary’s Church. I won’t repeat here what you can easily find on the Internet and on Tripadviser but I can add that the Saxon stuff is every...More

Thank FredPittwood
Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you are in the area this church is worth a look. The layout inside is so different to any other church I have been in. Plenty to look at and information sheets are available as you walk in.

Thank Afterextratime
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I was amazed by the beauty of the stained glass windows in this wonderful church, there was so much to see of interest as you make your way around the inside of the large church, well worth stepping in ...

Thank yvonne p
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I have asked the same thing but i am not sure whose task it is to change it. No idea where the original source came from Just a mix up I guess. I had put a warning message on . i wondered where the church in the picture... More