Bath and the Cotswolds Sights

St. John the Baptist

  • Market Pl. Map It
  • Cirencester
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 08/18/2015

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At the top of Market Place is this magnificent Gothic parish church, known as the cathedral of the "woolgothic" style. Its gleaming, elaborate three-tier, three-bay south porch 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.

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Market Pl., Cirencester, GL7 2AG, England

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Sight Details:

  • £3 donation suggested
  • Daily 10–5 (10–4 in winter)

Published 08/18/2015


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