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Beautiful church with a warm atmosphere

Great architecture & carvings. Stained glass ancient and modern. Wonderful that it is open & has a... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
hungryveganfamily
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
A most attractive church

Lots of interesting things to see inside, with a rather beautifully decorated chancel roof. Useful... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
jane c
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Aug 27, 2018
“Beautiful church with a warm atmosphere”
Jun 30, 2018
“A most attractive church”
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St Mary and St Nicolas is the historic parish church of Spalding built in 1284. It is open every day for visitors. There are five Sunday services - at 11am and 6.30Pm a choir of boys and men lead the singing.
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Church Street, Spalding PE11 2DR, England
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+44 1775 722772
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

A bit 'high church' I am pleased to say. A lack of happy clappy during the services. They seem to have a number of events every year - mainly school-based. The people seem very kind and the vicar believes in God - whatever next!

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great architecture & carvings. Stained glass ancient and modern. Wonderful that it is open & has a thriving community. Be sure to find the Tudor vicarage that stands behind the church. Even has nappy changing facilities!

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Lots of interesting things to see inside, with a rather beautifully decorated chancel roof. Useful information leaflet available.

Thank jane c
Reviewed 11 August 2017

A beautiful exterior, original church plus extensions. Very impressive tower that can be spotted from some distance. Inside almost every side of the church has outstanding stained glass, many windows depicting local history. There are some really interesting points to look for in the church....More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Have not been to a service at this church but visited twice for my grandson's speechdays, which were held there, Next door to Ascoughy Gardens and tea rooms.

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I visited this church recently and I think along with the neighbouring hall it can only be described as a hidden gem. Hindsight is a wonderful thing and I only wish I'd taken longer to explore it once I got there. Unfortunately the way Spalding...More

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Nhojjohn, Front Office Manager at St Mary & St Nicolas Church, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

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Reviewed 27 October 2016

There was a Benedictine in the town from 1051 to 1540. This Church was built by the Priory, being started in 1284.It was completed in 1293 with later alterations and additions. It was restored under the direction of Sir George Gilbert Scott from 1865-7 including...More

2  Thank Ken C
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Spalding has managed to fend off the destructive forces that almost completely destroyed our tradition of parish choirs. Here you can find an all male choir of good quality with enthusiastic boys, men and teenagers. The success of the choir can be measured by the...More

2  Thank Neil M
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This church is located just a short walk away from the centre of Spalding and is open every day. Set in a lovely church yard close to the Ayscoughfee Hall & Gardens so well worth a visit if you are in Spalding.

Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is just what a parish church should be. Very welcoming but a quiet and peaceful oasis where it is so easy to relax and just rest awhile. There's a car park on the doorstep so it is easy to visit and if you are...More

2  Thank Bryan_Cash
Reviewed 15 March 2016

went many years ago with some family and friends it was on the spalding flower parade wen all the churches were done in flowers and the people put a great deal of effort in what they do

1  Thank Mick Pita J
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