St Mary


This remarkable Grade I church lies behind Lydiard Park.

About this church

The exterior is mainly Perpendicular. It has very good woodwork but its national importance derives from its many monuments to the St Johns, one by Rysbrack.

Key Features

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

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • On street parking at church
  • Parking within 250m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

Upcoming special events at St Mary

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St Mary

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