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St Peter's Dorchester

High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1XA, England
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Beautiful Church

I have visited this beautiful historic Church before when visiting Dorchester, while on holiday in... read more

Reviewed March 22, 2018
70ish
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Friendly, accessible and beautiful

Lovely accessible high street church. A wonderful carving of the Last Supper, main stained glass... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2018
Chris S
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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High East Street, Dorchester DT1 1XA, England
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Reviewed March 22, 2018 via mobile

I have visited this beautiful historic Church before when visiting Dorchester, while on holiday in the area. So staying in Weymouth again I came to this peaceful Church on Saturday to light a candle and say a prayer for a lovely person on the day...More

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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Lovely accessible high street church. A wonderful carving of the Last Supper, main stained glass window and an impressive sarcophagus for each of two unknown knights (an information board would be useful here as they're obviously very old and utterly fascinating). Lovely place. A slice...More

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

This is a very imposing Church when you first see it, it is very old judging by the gargoyles , we took some photos of the outside but when I was about to go in I realised a Service was taking place, so I have...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2017

This church is open daily to visitors and services are held there as advertised. It is a lovely old and historic church with a peaceful and friendly atmosphere.I would describe the services as "middle of the road Anglican". The choir is thought to be one...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

St. Peter's Church in Dorchester is a lovely church to visit if you are in the area. I love the outside gargoyles/grotesques on the sides and top of the church. It is easy to get to, parking maybe a little tricky.

1  Thank RamonaL34
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Reviewed August 6, 2016

St Peters is well worth a short visit. It is musty with age and packed with lovely windows and church architecture. It is close to the town's museum and sites of interest.

Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Located next to the museum in High West Street at the junction with The Bow in Dorchester, the County town of Dorset. St Peters Church dates back to Norman times, though the present building is Mediaeval & dates from the 15th Century. It was restored...More

Thank Gregory O
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Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Went there for a few minutes last week and enjoyed how old and pretty it was. The architectural design is beautiful and the church sticks out in the heart of the city. The inside is very pretty and not too fancy. Nice place to stop...More

1  Thank Steve R
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Reviewed April 1, 2016

I had half an hour to kill in Dorchester, when I saw this lovely church, on High West street. The modern entrance doors made of glass, keep out the traffic noise from the busy road. Inside, I was impressed with the stained glass windows, which...More

Thank nickk355
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Reviewed February 1, 2016

i came here to pray and meditate to get away from hustle n bussle of a sunday afternoon. very nice church.

1  Thank deeR_nomis
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