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

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