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Quaint old church

Quaint historical church just off the High Street, part of the old palace and still functioning as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
clarelor
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Dublin, Ireland
Easily missed

Turn right en route from the High Street to the cathedral and you may be forgiven for missing the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
futtock21
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint historical church just off the High Street, part of the old palace and still functioning as a place of worship,welcomes visitors

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank clarelor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Turn right en route from the High Street to the cathedral and you may be forgiven for missing the entrance to the left of St. Lawrence’s Church. Completely surrounded by adjoining buildings there is no space to take a photograph of its tower to its...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Well worth a visit, bit it an active church so please be respectful. Some beautiful acid etch glass doors and beautiful church furniture.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kay B
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Beautiful and interesting little church. Well hidden so easily missed, so making it a peaceful place for contemplation.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dam B
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We would just like to say that we had a wonderful experience for the funeral service for my Aunt. The vicar was very helpful and professional. The church itself was a real historical piece of preservation right in the shopping centre of the city of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tony d
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This gem was said to be the chapel of William the Conqueror and was built in 1069. It was destroyed in 1141 and then rebuilt and restored to its present state. Well worth finding.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 16 July 2018

A lovely quiet spot and yet only yards from the hectic shops and crowds of people. Time to rest and ponder

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank braithwaite12
Reviewed 30 January 2018

A great little church hidden away but close near the square and town. Our friend guided us to it - we would never have come across it without him, but it was a real treat, completed secreted away amongst other buildings.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank KiwiKerry53
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

St. Lawrence church is located close to the cathedral and is on the street called The Square. It was said to be the chapel of William the Conquoerer and was built in 1069. Destroyed in 1141 then rebuilt and restored many times over the centuries,...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

You will likely pass this hidden little church on your way to the cathedral. It is well worth taking some time out to look around it - it is a little beauty. And it's absolutely free to do so in contrast to its bigger relation.

Date of experience: October 2017
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