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Wonderful little gem of a church with so much historical value and fantastic architecture! If you... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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Remembrance Day at Tutbury Church

Proud to be associated with the Tutbury Parade, through the village to the Church for the best... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2015
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Castle Hill House Castle Street, Tutbury DE13 9JF, England
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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Last time I visited the church was closed- visited a second time to find the A frame on display to say church was open but clearly a school event was happening. Not complaining about this- but if church is open then think should be someone...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 1949etwall
Rick N, Church Volunteer at Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2018

Sorry you have not been able to get in to see the Church - the opening times are listed on the website at http://tutburystmarys.org/priorydiary/services-times Yesterday's school service would have been the end of term service - it should have been in the Priory Diary on...More

Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful little gem of a church with so much historical value and fantastic architecture! If you are visiting Tutbury Castle then this little church is a must. It's really nice to see that this old fashioned church has kept its traditional layout and pews and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The Norman doorway of this church is impressive, and the interior has many interesting features too. Thirty years ago this was open all daylight hours, but now there is restricted but well publicised opening, so if wanting to go in please do check the website...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Rick N, Friend of St Mary's at Priory Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

The Priory Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tutbury is 928 years old having been consecrated on 15th August 1089. This is still celebrated as Tutbury Day! The external Norman arch was constructed in about 1160 and is the only external arch in the UK...More

Reviewed 23 September 2015

Proud to be associated with the Tutbury Parade, through the village to the Church for the best Remembrance Day Service I have attended.

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed 6 September 2015

We first visited to do a rece for a wedding that we were to attend and were made so welcome. The coffee and cake were of excellent quality and delightful. I am disabled and use a wheelchair we were made welcome and access was very...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

The Priory Church is a great example of Norman architecture. The west door is amazing. The church is not usually open but there was a meeting so I slipped in to take a look. Whilst it was nice, I was a bit disappointed. (I am...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 30 May 2015

I didn't go in the church but it looked beautiful from the outside in a lovely area called Tutbury just before you get o the castle.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank blondie079
Reviewed 9 December 2014

sadly when we came to visit the church was closed, but with help from the Museum staff down in the village we were told where to find my great great uncles grave in the graveyard and see his name on the Tutbury war memorial. It...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed 3 May 2014

"A Real Gem" is a review of this beautiful church which I have visited in April 2012. By mistake it appeared as being in a different location. Sorry. I do not know what happened. It is one of the most beautiful churches in England and...More

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed 7 September 2013

I have visited the church many times and always find it such a peaceful place. The main door way is such a gem of a feature and worth spending time looking at it. I think it is only opened for special occasions such as weddings....More

Date of experience: August 2013
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