Brighton Places of Worship Walking Tour, Brighton

Brighton is home to a huge number of beautiful churches and old religious buildings. Some churches date back to the 18th century and are beautiful buildings of architectural, historical, cultural and religious value. This walking tour will take you to the most important religious sites in Brighton.
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Brighton Places of Worship Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Brighton Places of Worship Walking Tour
Guide Location: England » Brighton (See other walking tours in Brighton)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 10
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Author: leticia
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St Bartholomew's Church

1) St Bartholomew's Church

St Bartholomew's Church, dedicated to the apostle Bartholomew, is an Anglican church in Brighton. The neo-gothic building is located on Ann Street, on a sloping site between Brighton railway station and the A23 London Road. It is notable for its height – dominating the streets around it and being visible from many parts of the city – and its distinctive red-brick construction. High walls of reddish-brown brick, now aged to a purplish-brown color, are topped by a steeply pitched roof...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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St Peter's Anglican Church

2) St Peter's Anglican Church

St Peter's Church is a Church of England parish church in Brighton. It is near the centre of the town, on an island between two major roads. Built from 1824-28 to a design by Sir Charles Barry, it is arguably the finest example of the pre-Victorian Gothic Revival style. It has been the parish church of Brighton since 1873, and is sometimes unofficially referred to as "Brighton's cathedral".

In December 2007, after a long period of consultation, the Diocesan Pastoral...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Gloucester Place Baptist Church

3) Gloucester Place Baptist Church

Gloucester Place Baptist Church is another religious building in Brighton. The church is situated on Gloucester Place, up the prominent Victoria Gardens. Gloucester Place Baptist Church is pretty large and features brick walls and decorated...   view more
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Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

4) Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church

The Church of the Holy Trinity is a Greek Orthodox church in Brighton, part of the English city of Brighton and Hove. Built in 1838 in one of Brighton's most notorious slum districts, Carlton Hill, it was an Anglican church for most of its life: dedicated to St John the Evangelist, it was used by the Anglican community until it was declared redundant in 1980. After some uncertainty about its future, it was sold to Brighton's Greek Orthodox community in 1985 and has been used as their...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Park Hill Evangelical Church

5) Park Hill Evangelical Church

Park Hill Evangelical Church can be found on Park Hill, on the road to south Queens Park in Brighton. This building was formerly St Andrew's Presbyterian Church from 1894 until 1943. Traditional religious services are held on Sunday and some other days as...   view more
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St Mary the Virgin Church

6) St Mary the Virgin Church

St Mary the Virgin Church is an Anglican church in the Kemptown area of Brighton, in the English city of Brighton and Hove. The present building dates from the late 1870s and replaced a church of the same name which suddenly collapsed while being renovated. The Gothic-style red-brick building, whose style resembles Early English revival and French Gothic revival, is now a Grade II listed building, and remains in use despite threats of closure.

The original St Mary the Virgin Church was one...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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Chapel Royal

7) Chapel Royal (must see)

The Chapel Royal is an 18th-century place of worship in the centre of Brighton, part of the English city of Brighton and Hove. Built as a chapel of ease, it became one of Brighton's most important churches, gaining its own parish and becoming closely associated with the Prince Regent and fashionable Regency-era society. It remains an active church.

The original chapel was a stuccoed building in a broadly Classical style, with rounded sash windows and a pediment with the Prince's...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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St Paul's Church

8) St Paul's Church

St Paul's Church, dedicated to the missionary and Apostle to the Gentiles Paul of Tarsus, is a Church of England parish church in Brighton. It is located on West Street in the city centre, close to the seafront and the main shopping areas. The church was the fourth to have been built on the instruction of Rev. Henry Michell Wagner, Vicar of Brighton since 1824. St Paul's church opened to the public on 18 October 1848 after approximately two years of building works. The exterior of the...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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St Nicholas Church

9) St Nicholas Church

The Church of Saint Nicholas of Myra, usually known as St. Nicholas Church, is an Anglican church in Brighton. It is both the original parish church of Brighton and the oldest surviving building in Brighton. It is located on high ground at the junction of Church Street and Dyke Road in the city centre, very close to the main shopping areas. Although there is no certainty over where this church was located, it is possible that it stood on the site of the present-day St. Nicholas church: although...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
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St. Mary Magdalen Church

10) St. Mary Magdalen Church

St Mary Magdalen's Church is a Roman Catholic church in the Montpelier area of Brighton, part of the English city of Brighton and Hove. It is one of six Roman Catholic churches in Brighton and one of eleven in the city area.

Gilbert Blount was commissioned to design it. The first part of the church to be built was the sanctuary and its adjoining chapels, which were finished in 1861. The first part of the nave was added in 1862; this was then extended in 1864, when the spire was also...   view more
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