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If you are expecting a huge gothic pile, you will be disappointed. This is essentially an upgraded... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Jeff1903
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King's Lynn
The guide was gentleman and a scholar

This is a very old church located short walk up hill from the Maritime Museum.We had little time... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
slarson127
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Dover, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

If you are expecting a huge gothic pile, you will be disappointed. This is essentially an upgraded parish church, fairly small in size. However, there are some points of interest, such as the shields representing most of the US States, and the Eisenhower flag. The...More

Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I headed this review "A Proper Church" as we had a warm welcome from the moment we stepped in through the doors. We were asked where we were from by the lady giving us information, and she was very interesting in her account of the...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a very old church located short walk up hill from the Maritime Museum.We had little time but enjoyed the burial grounds and very nice man to guide us through the church. A part of Aberdeen worth a short visit. He helped us find...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This church has a nice bit if history being built upon an old cathedral. The church is only around 100 years old and is in good 'nick' Nice windows and the architecture is nice too.

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

this was very interesting if for no other reason than the history involved. The stain glass windows are incredible and definitely worth studying. Not much more to say: if you love history and church interiors, don't miss it. If you don't nothing I can say...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I was a bit disappointed because I was expecting a cathedral, but it's more like a local church! It's beautiful still, but not very different from others you see in other cities.

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Georgian Gothick and 1930s modern gothic. Small but charming. Friendly welcome for tourists. Much more pleasant experience than the aesthitic disaster of the Catholic cathedral.

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Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is quite a modern Cathedral being only 100 years old. It is built on the ground of a previous Cathedral, and has a wonderful organ, a great ceiling depicting the coats of arms of families that supported the faith during the Jacobite uprising whilst...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I was surprised by how much we enjoyed casually walking around this cathedral in ruins! Loved the entire town

Thank lbaufrau
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Strikingly, only sections of the two tall end walls of the grand cathedral really remain, along with some of the outer structures like the cloister walls. It's largely a graveyard now, punctuated by the remains of the cathedral, but walking among them gives you a...More

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