St Mary


St Mary's is a unique building fortunate to include examples of stunning contemporary art and stained glass.

About this church

The church has undergone many alterations over the years but what we see today is a Early English gothic church designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield.

Blomfield’s church was beautified internally throughout the early twentieth century, but tragically burned to the ground in February 1941 as a result of German bombing. Reconstruction took until 1959 to plan and execute.

Rebuilt almost in its entirety, St Mary’s possesses a rare artistic unity, the product of the great vision of successive vicars Jack Thomas and Harry Williams.

Key Features

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

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Train station within 250m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets in church
  • Café within 500m

Other nearby churches

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Tabernacle Chapel

Welsh architect John Humphreys built what is said to be perhaps the most ambitious chapel in Wales in 1870, for the then huge sum of £18,000.

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St David

More information about this church coming soon.


St Mary the Virgin

St Mary's is the surviving nave of a major Cistercian Abbey founded in the 12th century.

Supported by National Churches Trust, for people who love church buildings