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Unveiling the Heritage of St. Edmund's Church Information Hub

St. Edmund's Church in Bury St. Edmunds, a historic Grade I listed parish church dating back to the 11th century, blends architectural brilliance with a rich history.

Dedicated to St. Edmund, it features an impressive facade and spire, drawing worshippers and visitors. Inside, the church exudes serenity with stained glass, carvings, and decor reflecting the town's past.

Beyond religious functions, it serves as a cultural hub, hosting events and exhibitions, making it a dynamic destination.

St. Edmund's Church stands as a cherished landmark, inviting all to explore its sacred spaces and embrace Bury St. Edmunds' enduring heritage.

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Anglican Churches

Until the building of St John's in 1840, the town had just two parishes, St James's and St Mary's. The town now has seven Anglican churches in six parishes, St Peter's being in the same parish as St Mary's

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St Mary's Church

St Mary's Church is the civic church of Bury St Edmunds and the third largest parish church in England. It was part of the abbey complex and originally was one of three large churches in the town

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Catholic church

St Edmund's Catholic Church, located in Westgate Street, is the Roman Catholic parish church of Bury St Edmunds. Founded by the Jesuits in 1763, the present church building is grade II listed. It was built in 1837.

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A new Gothic revival cathedral tower was built as part of a Millennium project running from 2000 to 2005. The opening for the tower took place in July 2005, and included a brass band concert and fireworks.

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Non-Conformist Churches and chapels

In the tapestry of religious diversity, Non-Conformist churches and chapels stand out as vibrant threads, weaving through centuries of history with a spirit of independence and resilience.

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Former churches

Former churches stand as silent witnesses to centuries of history, faith, and community. These architectural marvels, once vibrant centers of worship, now often find themselves repurposed for various secular uses.

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