St Thomas of Canterbury

A Grade II listed church built in 1866 with an adjoining presbytery.

About this church

Decorated in Pugin style, St Thomas of Canterbury is a beautiful welcoming church with an interesting WWI memorial, some stained glass and other features.

It is close to the town centre, only five minutes walk from Marshall’s Yard where there is car parking, the church is hidden in Cross Street, a small narrow street.  

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Glorious furnishings

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets in church
  • Café within 500m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

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