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Parish Church of St John Baptist

Market Place | Parish Office, 1 Coxwell Street, Cirencester GL7 2NX, England
+44 1285 654552
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OK but hustled by old ladies

Decent old church right in the centre of Cirencester, and probably a bit better than you might... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BrushM
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Oxford, United Kingdom
A very fine church architecturally and its contents

This is a fairly large church which started life in the 12th century and was rebuilt and added to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sue G
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Market Place | Parish Office, 1 Coxwell Street, Cirencester GL7 2NX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Decent old church right in the centre of Cirencester, and probably a bit better than you might expect. However it was spoilt a bit by a very insistent old lady trying to get me to spend £1 on a lego brick for some sort of...More

Thank BrushM
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a fairly large church which started life in the 12th century and was rebuilt and added to over later years. Here is kept the Boleyn cup that was made for Anne Boleyn in 1535, it is beautifully made, it was given to Queen...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture. They have docents to explain the history and hopefully you visit when the bell tower is open. Once a month

Thank Shawna B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Love the town and love the church. But the introduction of a new traffic system makes it really difficult to park near there even with a Blue Badge. Chaos in the market place with cars going down Cricklade Street (forbidden) when they are being forced...More

Thank OBOCheltenhamEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Cirencester without even knowing this church was an attraction, but stumbled upon it. This church really is the heart of this town, and has such great history and architecture for a church that today seems larger than the town itself. As an...More

Thank kunfushuss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an incredible building. Hand carved sculptures and amazing architecture. This is a must see for any visitor to Cirencester.

Thank 223Will57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this large and attractive parish church right in the centre of Cirencester on our way back from a visit to Highgrove Gardens. It is a really lovely parish church and it was a joy to sit here for say 15 minutes to relax...More

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered in to cool serenity with a Lego competition and sermon on, very calming. Lovely gift shop with lovely ladies. Interior of church serene and cool with the weather being so hot outside.

Thank Jane Tony G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

such a joyous place to visit - and this weekend wonderfully uplifting with over forty exhibits in their flower show

Thank caroline b
Reviewed 18 June 2017

covered in ornate sculptures, gargoyles and so on the tower dominates the centre of the town. The open grand doors just invited us in to a cool, tranquil interior with impressive soaring columns and more carvings. Like any ancient church,its place in the history of...More

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Gail S
18 December 2016|
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Response from Kirsten H | Reviewed this property |
since they didn't allow people in the church when I was there, I doubt it.
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