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St. John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist Review

At the top of Market Place is this magnificent Gothic parish church, known as the cathedral of the "woolgothic" style. Its elaborate, three-tier, three-bay south porch, now gleaming gold after a renovation, is the largest in England and once served as the town hall. The chantry chapels and many coats of arms bear witness to the importance of the wool merchants as benefactors of the church. A rare example of a delicate 15th-century wineglass pulpit sits in the nave.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Market Pl., Cirencester, GL7 2AG | Map It
  • Phone: 01285/659317
  • Cost: £3 donation suggested
  • Hours: Mon.–Sat. 10–4:45 (10–4 in winter), Sun. 2–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Cirencester
Updated: 06-11-2013

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