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St. Mary The Virgin Church

Chapel Street, Penzance, England
+44 1736 367863
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An attractive church in a fine situation

Although this was only built in the 1830s, St Mary's stand on an historic site. It has a high... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
SergeLourie
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Richmond, United Kingdom
Grounds seem to have past their former glory

I went to the church to watch the Odd Socks performance of Romeo and Juliet that was moved from... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
KevinRayment
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
30 Sep 2017
“An attractive church in a fine situation”
28 Jul 2017
“Nice Architecture and Garden”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Chapel Street, Penzance, England
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+44 1736 367863
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Although this was only built in the 1830s, St Mary's stand on an historic site. It has a high tower and can be seen from much of the town and from the sea. It is in Chapel Street, where there are a series of really...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I went to the church to watch the Odd Socks performance of Romeo and Juliet that was moved from Penlee due to water damage. The grounds seemed in need of some TLC. The interior was fine and has a beautiful stained glass window that has...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

This church looms over the low skyline of Penzance. The external architecture is charming, The gardens behind are shaded by huge trees and look down on the port. With the old church behind, they are a great place to look over the roof tops of...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Full of charm, warmth and peace. A perfect escape from a busy day. has a wonderful history and interesting grave yard.

Thank Margaret N
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Reviewed 7 December 2016

The church tower is by far the highest structure in Penzance, and dominates all the views of Penzance from along the coast. Inside, there is a surprise - there is a Georgian-style upper gallery, with supporting arches of a Gothic Revival style. The roof trusses...More

Thank BrianAnalogue
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Just popped in here on a stroll around Penzance. The Church was locked but the views behind the church across the bay towards Mousehole were beautiful with plenty of seating to enjoy a quiet reflective moment.

Thank StuB62
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Somewhat grim inside but some interesting modern stained glass windows. Frequent professional and amateur concerts. Worth checking website for information. Lunches some weekdays.

Thank RebekahYork
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Lovely old church with a surprising amount of seating outside where you can "take five" away from the bustle of the town.

Thank Marilyn S
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Strange stained glassed window not celebrating Cornish heritage but instead has the isles of scilly ferry? very big, badly in need of a paint job , very cold, no feeling of friendship. been modernised to be community place.just a big barn really.

Thank Kernowbysvykken
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

The church has a surprisingly beautiful backyard garden with an amazing view of the ocean. Just something about this place kinda makes me think of the Mediterranean. Weird!

Thank Jeret90
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