St Mary

St Mary's has the memorial of Henry Jenkins, who is reputed to have lived until the grand age of 169 years.

About this church

St Mary's is a Grade II* listed building, with many significant architectural specialities.

Aside from the memorials to Henry Jenkins, there is the fabulous Carpenter Chapel, which is richly decorated with Eden Nesfield tiles and Bas Relief plasterwork depicting biblical maritime and pastoral scenes.

The reredos is similarly tiled in Eden Nesfield tiles, over topped by a mural depicting angels ascending into heaven.  

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Magnificent memorials
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Fascinating churchyard
  • Wildlife haven
  • Social heritage stories

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Café within 500m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

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