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St John the Baptist's Church

Trident House Vicar's LANE/LITTLE ST. Little St. John Street, Chester CH1 1SN, England
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See this church before you visit the cathedral

Steeped in history this was the site of the original cathedral. We were shown around by a volunteer... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynda W
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Lovely church

I always bring my American undergraduates to St John's as well as the cathedral. They enjoy it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stephen C
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Staunton, Virginia
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Trident House Vicar's LANE/LITTLE ST. Little St. John Street, Chester CH1 1SN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steeped in history this was the site of the original cathedral. We were shown around by a volunteer who obviously loved this building and her knowledge was extensive. She brought the history to life and showed us things we would have easily missed if we...More

Thank Lynda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always bring my American undergraduates to St John's as well as the cathedral. They enjoy it though a few commented this year about it being a little down at heels. Nonetheless, the old rood crosses, the fine organ and remnants of medieval frescoes are...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the original historic church of Chester, (pre cathedral) and has a great history. Very goodNorman cololmns - and great free interpretation sheets

Thank Madalyn H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We only found this church after our coach had dropped us in a nearby layby and we are so glad that we made time to have a look round. The church has the most beautiful stained glass windows and we were allowed to wander around...More

Thank James Q
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Worth a visit when in Chester. Fantastic history. Talk to the helpful staff and find out even more. They need your support.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church, father David made us feel very welcome, he involved the little guests as well in the baptism of my little boy Ethan. Thank you very much for the work welcome and amazing experience. Thank you for showing my little boy the right way...More

Thank Mariela1989
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We found this mostly Norman church by chance. It is hidden away by the Grosvenor Park and has some fine stained glass.

Thank Croxy54
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a very welcoming church and well worth a visit as it has a long and varied history. The church guide is a little hard to follow being of note format but it's worth persevering especially for the mediaeval wall painting of St John...More

Thank grindrod_11
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Next time in Chester and you want a cup of tea or coffee then walk along to St Johns church next to the roman ampitheatre. You will be rewarded with not just a nice cuppa from the small cafe there less than half the price...More

1  Thank bulgarianbuzz
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Popped in to the church , fascinating to read its history and pleased to see it open. refreshments were available and a wide range of second hand books.I was very interested to see the masons' marks on the stonework and delighted to see Welsh as...More

Thank Mel H
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andrea r
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Response from bulgarianbuzz | Reviewed this property |
Hi Andrea, we actually caught the park and ride from Chester zoo. As you will possibly know, living in Eastham, Chester can be a nightmare for parking and expensive too. Alternatively you can catch the train into Chester... More
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