SU1868 : Former parish church [3]

taken 25 days ago, near to Marlborough, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Former parish church [3]
Former parish church [3]
The church of St Peter and St Paul is on a narrow site between two branches of High Street. The church is mid 15th century, heavily restored in 1861. The church was declared redundant in 1974, has been run by a trust since 1978 and houses a coffee shop and craft shop. It was in this church that Thomas Wolsey, later Cardinal, Archbishop of York and Chancellor of the Kingdom, was ordained priest in 1498. Listed, grade II*, with details at: LinkExternal link
Marlborough is a market town on the Old Bath Road once the main road from London to Bath. The twice-weekly market is sited in High Street, one of the widest in England, lined on both sides with fine listed buildings of which the town has almost 300. There is evidence of local settlement from every period from the prehistoric to the present day. The town is home to the renowned Marlborough College. The River Kennet flows through the town.
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SU1868, 337 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 21 March, 2020
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Church 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1857 6879 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:25.0695N 1:44.0608W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1857 6883
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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