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St. Mary's Church

Parish Rooms St. Marys Gate, Wirksworth DE4 4DQ, England
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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
youngie47
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
A bit of history

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

Reviewed 13 March 2018
gliderman66
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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"stone carvings"
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"well worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"saxon times"
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"coffin"
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"lid"
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"mines"
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"congregation"
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"oldest"
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"font"
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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

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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
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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
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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 Nettie P
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Reviewed 16 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

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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
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Reviewed 5 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
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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 ...

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Set in the village centre, tucked away in a charming peaceful square, St Mary's was the highlight to our visit to the charming Wirksworth - steeped in history.

Thank Jackie W
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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
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