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Our Lady Star of the Sea and St Winefride Church

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Unusual architecture

It is to see such Italian architecture of this Roman Catholic church. Amazing frontage and glazed... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
Stephen B
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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Spare 10 minutes if you're nearby

I'm not best placed to appreciate churches. But there's some little interest in this small... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Astralsurfer
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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

It is to see such Italian architecture of this Roman Catholic church. Amazing frontage and glazed roof

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 23 January 2018

I'm not best placed to appreciate churches. But there's some little interest in this small building if you're nearby. It's without aspiration and unusual as it's concrete (1930's) built and designed by an Italian. That's very unusual in a Welsh speaking area of Wales. From...More

Thank Astralsurfer
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Attracted by the strange structure it is well worth popping in the see this building from inside. 15 mins will probably suffice and no great history but very interesting none the less.

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 28 December 2016

The design of the Church is very intresting, if you do have opportunity to go inside the glass panels on the ceilling make for the most beautiful display of sunlight in the Church. Really intresting story about the Church online

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

Well done Paul H Through your ignorance you got the idea of what the outside shape is about. The village was an old shipping port hence the reference to the ship in the design. Learn some history of the places you visit first. Before you...More

5  Thank alwyn j
Reviewed 6 July 2015

I would think the church was built to take advantage of the ceiling coloured glass but the outside is awful and resembles, as I suppose it is supposed to, an upturned ship.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Lovely windows in the shape of blue stars, pretty inside, unusual outside. Invited to tea after mass, nice touch.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 11 February 2015

I visited the Star of the Sea church for Easter Sunday Mass last year & it was as beautifully restored as could be . Designed in the Italian Futurist style by Giuseppe Rinvolucri in the style of an upturned boat & completed in 1937, it...More

2  Thank Kymallia
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This church built in 1937 by local boat builders is in the form of an upside down hull, it closed in 2005 but was restored and re-opened in 2011, it is unusual in its outside design and exquisite and simple inside. Open on Tuesdays only,...More

4  Thank Longfella63
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