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St Mary the Virgin Church

Lowgate, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1EJ, England
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A lovely old church.

This is a lovely looking old church and I particularly liked the small church yard with its three... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Very atmospheric

Visited the church just before a service. Wonderful mesieval architecture,interesting stained glass... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
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Lowgate, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1EJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a lovely looking old church and I particularly liked the small church yard with its three ancient looking trees. In addition to its church services, the church is open to visitors, but the opening times are limited to Thursdays and Fridays between 11.00...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Visited the church just before a service. Wonderful mesieval architecture,interesting stained glass and very helpful and informed volunteers who feel the family link of a previous vicar with George Gilbert Scott was a mixwd blessing when nineteenth century adaptations were done. Wrap up warm in...More

Thank chilton
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this church as we did a walking tour of the city centre of Hull. It is centrally located and a real pretty example of a church and worth taking time to view and enjoy. Very nice example.

Thank northants90
Reviewed 4 November 2017

It seems this beautiful, historical church has been rather neglected. It looks so picturesque from a far, but needs lots more TLC and a major project.

Thank Felicity69Hull
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We visited as part of the Heritage Open Days. This is an interesting old church inside and out, sadly looking slightly past it’s best inside and smelling slightly musty. There is an arch over the footpath and the steps up to the tower are at...More

Thank Nicola D
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Well worth visiting as is truly historic and quite moving to see inside such an old church; not open every day but do try and see it or go to a service. A real gem!

Thank Mazeyhill
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Visited quickly whilst passing. Beautiful church whose doors were open and welcoming. Worth a visit when passing by.

Thank HatterWilko
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Would of love going inside cos churches interest me lately but it closed, but outside was stunning. Took few pictures of it.

Thank AdamBurt
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a lovely old church, but now damp and showing signs of real decay. We were welcomed by the volunteer staff and enjoyed seeing the interior, but came away feeling sad.

Thank Hutchy68_10
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This church is incredible. It is one of the most under estimated jewels in the City and desperately needs the visitors to save it by visiting and donating. The Church that William Wilberforce attended.

Thank Patrick F
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