religious buildings churches cathedrals etc in Cheshire
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Churches & Cathedrals in Cheshire

Heritage sites also including abbeys, religious monuments in Cheshire...

Cheshire Cathedrals, Historic Churches, Abbeys

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12 Abbey Square, Chester, CH1 2HU

Chester Cathedral Shop is in the original monks' wine cellar, a perfect setting for the extensive range of music of all styles, Christian jewellery, books, cards, gifts, and Cathedral wine! Mail order service and credit cards accepted.

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The Rectory, Church Street, Malpas, SY14 8PP
Photo © Martin Roberts
Ancient church at the dating back to the middle of the fifteenth-century, though parts of the building date back much further.

The church is very active in the life of Malpas and the surrounding community.

A number of services take place at the church, including concerts both choral and orchestral. Forthcoming events include An Evening with The Mastersingers, well known to BBC Radio 2 listeners.

Their first five CD's are also available as downloads from the iTunes store.


St. Oswald Photo © Stephen Nunney
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Photo: Stephen Nunney CCL


Timber, both inside and out, is the predominant feature of 13th century St Oswald, at Cheshire's Lower Peover, a small village mentioned in the Domesday Book in 1086.

A lovely black and white timber-framed building, with a large stone tower to the west (it was a later addition some 300 years later, being built in 1582), St Oswald lays claim to being the oldest aisled wooden church in England.

Its exterior, complete with cobbled lane and ancient graveyard, is picturesque: its interior is impressive. More... 

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St Mary's Church

The Square, Nantwich
Tel: 01270 625268     Web:

Known as 'The Cathedral of South Cheshire'. One of the finest Medieval churches in Britain, it has many interesting features and its own visitor centre.

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Chester Cathedral

St Werburgh Street, Chester
Tel: 01244 324756
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Chester Cathedral
Photo: Judges Postcards


A place of worship for over 1000 years.

Parts of the Norman church begun in 1092 can still be seen in the present building, which reflects all the Gothic architectural styles.

Discover the finest Quire stalls in Britain, with intricately carved 'misericords'; the famous Cobweb Picture; and a facsimile of Handel's Messiah first rehearsed here.

Beautiful monastic cloisters and garden.

Audio-visual presentation exhibition of its history.

Admission is free.

Open daily.

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St. Peter's Church

The Cross, Chester     Tel: 01244 313920

A Saxon Church founded on the site of the Principia (Roman headquarters). Much of the present building is 14th and 15th Century.

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Christ Church

Catherine Street, Macclesfield

The church was built in 1775 by Charles Roe, and is noted for the very early use of cast iron in a church. A later edition is the 19th-century stained glass windows. Christ Church is now in the hands of the Churches Conservation Trust, which looks after 300 churches of historic, architectural or archaeological importance.

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