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Another fine Shrewsbury church

The tower and spire of St Alkmunds are fifteenth century, but the main body of the church was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ludlow, United Kingdom
Light and elevating

This is a lovely light building with interesting stain glass and surrounded by old buildings and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Fish Street | St Alkmunds Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1UH, England
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All reviews bear steps an oasis of calm well worth a visit spire rebuilt striking stains performed ww1 founded airy tower grounds
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tower and spire of St Alkmunds are fifteenth century, but the main body of the church was demolished and rebuilt in Gothic Revival style at the end of the 18th century. The church is very light inside, and has an impressive font. Behind the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely light building with interesting stain glass and surrounded by old buildings and bear steps

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank johnahall
Reviewed 5 August 2018

As a musician I do get the opportunity to perform in this lovely building. More recently I went as a member of the audience to a concert there. It is a lovely building with plenty to hold the interest. The grounds are small, but quite...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

A great place to visit and especially on a warm summer afternoon. Worth a visit and the surrounding areas too- including Fish Street, Grope Lane and Bear Steps!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

An oasis of calm in the middle of Shrewsbury. It has an unusual painted window which looks very modern although it’s not, there are also some Victorian cast iron windows.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jacquelinee930
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This place is close the the famous bear steps and very old ,dating back to the 1500 I think but such a lovely church and lovely surroundings

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This churches brick work looks different to others with its striking brickwork on the outside. Inside a lot of nice windows and architecture

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Being locals we love to pop into local churches in the centre of Shrewsbury on a Saturday. This one is so peaceful, light and airy. Love the wonderful stained glass window at the far end. Lots of history. Beautiful tubs of Spring bulbs outside. We...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Wasessa
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Strangely to me, this church comes under the Diocese of Lichfield. It was founded in AD 912, by the daughter of King Alfred. The tower & spire were built in 1475. It has a loo twinned with a loo in Pakistan. Only 2nd time saw...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank sportybirmingham
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This striking chuch was consecrated in 1713 and replaced one that fell down two years before! The huge windows, rectangular design and gallery make this Anglican Georgian church almost non-conformist in style - though it pre-dates Wesley by three decades. It is light and open...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank John S
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