Our Lady & St Alphege

A hidden gem in Bath.

About this church

This Grade II* listed hidden gem was designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott and built between 1927 and 1929. He was inspired by the ancient church of St Maria of Cosmedin.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Social heritage stories

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

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