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Just off the main street this oasis of peace and tranquility is wonderful to recharge the weary... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ktbarker39
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Stafford, United Kingdom
One of the oldest buildings in Stafford

This is an amazing church that is packed with history and is an integral part of the community. The... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
RSC
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London
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Founded on the site of an earlier church in around 1190, St Mary's is the largest church in the town, containing a unique Byzantine font (older than the church itself)and beautiful stonework. From the glorious East Window, to the most recent...more
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Saint Marys is centrally placed, but retains an air of calm and peace. The volunteers are very helpful and knowledgeable. The interior has a lot of interest around the church. The first thing to catch your eye is the wonderful selection of hassocks or kneelers....More

2  Thank Chenahusky
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

My mother was curious about the history and art of the place and wanted to learn more, so she walked up into one part of the church- there was no sign or barrier indicating that this was not allowed- when the rude church warden came...More

2  Thank pnstevens
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just off the main street this oasis of peace and tranquility is wonderful to recharge the weary. Beautiful stained glass windows.

Thank ktbarker39
Reviewed 7 July 2018

This is an amazing church that is packed with history and is an integral part of the community. The church kneelers are an amazing sight as soon as you enter, and inside are tombstones and books of remembrance for those who fought in the wars....More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

St Marys in the center of the City of Stafford dates back from around 1200 AD. the site it stands on was used as a place of worship before then when the original structure was almost certainly constructed of timber. The construction of St Marys...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

With so much history in and relating to St Mary’s it’s an interesting place to see. The window representing Lotus & the shoe industry is good to see, many little local features in it eg river Sow, Staffordshire Knot... The cellar / burial room etc...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Attended a funeral at St Mary's yesterday. Beautiful impressive building. It was warm and welcoming, the colourful sea of kneelers was stunning. Very effective sound system. As far removed from some cold, cheerless churches as you could get. I can understand why there are so...More

1  Thank Mick T
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is a lovely church right in the middle of Stafford town.it has amazing history and is a beautiful church to walk around.Lots of interesting things to read about the church.The Christmas tree festival is totally beautiful and should not be missed combine this with...More

1  Thank Glynis186377
Reviewed 8 December 2017

While shopping in Stafford and thought to visit a Beautiful Traditional Church at St.Mary's where my great uncle and aunty got married. Worth a visit.

1  Thank MarilynWillrich
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Visited St Mary's at the start of their Christmas Tree display (trees are donated by local businesses and decorated). The church looked amazing. There was a soup, cakes, tea/coffee for sale together with preserves, cakes and a wealth of other items. All monies received went...More

Thank ktbarker39
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Back in the summer I was there to take part in a special service. Lovely building, but sadly I didn't get time to look around in any detail. All the people I met were very welcoming and hospitable. Lovely acoustics to play music in.

Thank Cecil H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

In the Centre of Stafford, you could call it the heart of the town. It's a popular place to chill out with friends on a nice day and catchup or have a picnic. Always beautiful flowers and well kept.

Thank Skye C
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