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Very Interesting

Easy to find Church . Parking right outside , Sun shining on the cross made taking photos easy... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
bennynobrain
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Derby, United Kingdom
Ancient church with interesting artifacts

We were passing through and had to stop in. We had been told to watch for St. Mary's CoE, with its... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
JohnWard2013
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Lake Jackson, Texas
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14 Jun 2017
“Very Interesting”
14 Mar 2016
“Ancient church with interesting artifacts”
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Main Street, Gosforth NE3 1YL, England
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Easy to find Church . Parking right outside , Sun shining on the cross made taking photos easy . The Gosforth Cross has elaborate carvings which have been interpreted as representing characters and scenes from Norse mythology.The cross is 14 feet tall and made out...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

We were passing through and had to stop in. We had been told to watch for St. Mary's CoE, with its Viking cemetery cross and its "hogback" grave markers. We were treated to see the fishing stone and the old recovered cast-iron bell.

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Reviewed 12 April 2013

Anyone passing through West Cumbria should really make time to stop in Gosforth and visit St Mary's church. There is parking on the street nearby and it is easy to find. Outside the church is the beautiful Viking period Gosforth Cross - a truly remarkable...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2012

I visited this church, but on a weekday. It looked like an interesting building. The churchyard was very sad and neglected, which was a pity. But I guess money is tight in these times.

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Reviewed 26 April 2012

While visiting the Lake District, you might want to stop and visit this Church. St. Mary's has several Viking relic's in stone. It was an interesting find for us. Outside in the graveyard is a very tall Viking cross with carvings (Only one of four...More

Thank Candy T
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