Tour of Nottingham's Churches, Nottingham

Tour of Nottingham's Churches, Nottingham
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "GPSmyCity: Walks and Articles with Offline Maps" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Nottingham Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Nottingham boasts a multitude of beautiful historic churches, some of which date back to medieval times and the Norman Conquest. Take this walking tour to visit a few of the most famous and spectacular churches in Nottingham.

Tour of Nottingham's Churches Map

Guide Name: Tour of Nottingham's Churches
Guide Location: England » Nottingham (See other walking tours in Nottingham)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Author: StaceyP
St. Stephens Church

1) St. Stephens Church

St. Stephen's Church, Sneinton is Grade II listed by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport as it is a building of special architectural or historic interest. The church dates back to medieval times, and was served from Lenton Priory. From the Dissolution of the Monasteries the church was served mostly by clergy from St. Mary's Church, Nottingham until it became a parish is its own right in 1866.

The current building dates from 1837 and it was designed by Thomas Rickman and...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
St. Mary's Church

2) St. Mary's Church (must see)

The Church of St Mary the Virgin is the oldest religious foundation in Nottingham, the largest church after the Roman Catholic Cathedral and the largest medieval building in Nottingham. It is situated on High Pavement at the heart of the historic Lace Market district and is also known as St Mary's in the Lace Market. The main body of the present building (at least the third on the site) dates from the end of the reign of Edward III (1377) to that of Henry VII (1485–1509). The nave was...   view more
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St. George in the Meadows

3) St. George in the Meadows

St George in the Meadows is Grade II listed by the Department for Culture, Media & Sport as it is a building of special architectural or historic interest. The nave of the church was opened for worship in 1888 and was designed by Richard Charles Sutton. The chancel was added in 1897 designed by George Frederick Bodley and the Lady Chapel in 1911. The church is located in the Meadows area of Nottingham.

The parish merged with that of St. John the Baptist's Church, Leenside,...   view more
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St. Nicholas Church

4) St. Nicholas Church

St. Nicholas Church, or St Nic's, is one of the three medieval Christian foundations still existing in Nottingham. A church of St Nicholas was erected on the site of the present building in the eleventh or twelfth century. This building was destroyed after the English Civil War. The Royalists established themselves in the tower of the old church, and bombarded the garrison of the Castle. After the war, the governor of the castle, Colonel Hutchinson ordered the old church to be completely...   view more
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St. Peter's Church

5) St. Peter's Church

St Peter's Church is one of the three medieval parish churches in Nottingham. The parish of St. James' Church, Standard Hill, founded in 1807 was united with St Peter's in 1933 and the official title "St Peter with St James" came into being. (St James's was demolished a few years later; some monuments from St James's are preserved in St Peter's). The church shows traces of many stages of construction from about 1180 onwards (the original church of around...   view more
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St. Barnabas Cathedral

6) St. Barnabas Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of St. Barnabas is the mother church of the Diocese of Nottingham and seat of the Bishop of Nottingham. It is located on the corner of Derby Road and North Circus Street, on the opposite side of which are the Albert Hall and the Nottingham Playhouse. It was built between 1841 and 1844, costing £15,000 (£1,210,000 as of 2012), and was first consecrated in 1844, fifteen years after the Catholic Relief Act ended most restrictions on Catholicism in the United Kingdom. A...   view more
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All Saints' Church

7) All Saints' Church

All Saints' Church was built in 1863–64, mainly in sandstone. Along with the church, a large parsonage and a church school were built at the sole cost (some £10,000) (£740,000 as of 2012), of William Windley JP, a local philanthropist. With all of the ancillary building, the total cost was £25,000 (£1,840,000 as of 2012). The church was built in Gothic revival style to seat 500, and has a fine broach spire reaching 175 feet (53 m) tall (8th tallest building in Nottingham) and housing...   view more
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St. Andrew's Church

8) St. Andrew's Church

St. Andrew's Church is located in the red light district of Nottingham. The building was erected in 1871, and more than 5,500 worshippers attend services here. The parish was intended to serve as a smaller companion church to St. Ann's Church, but over the years it has expanded. The interior features stained glass windows designed by Heaton, Butler and Bayne, and the organ with historic pipework dating back to the 18th...   view more