St. Mary's with St. Peter's

Bury St. Edmunds

Tel: 01284 754680


Visitors to St Mary's

St Mary's Church claims to be the third largest parish church in England, to have the second longest aisle and the largest west window.

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School Visits to St Mary's

We welcome schools who wish to come and visit us. Learn about a church from visiting St Mary's.

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The Jesus banners

The banners being displayed in St Mary’s are the first in a series of 8 showing scenes from the life of Jesus. They are the work of the artist Jane ...

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History of St Mary's

The ' of the Blessed Mary with its tower...' was built by the sacrists Ralph and Hervey in the time of Abbot Anselm (1120-1148), and dedicated by Bishop John of Rochester (1137-1142).

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History of St Peter's

St Peter's was the first 'church-plant', or mission church, to be established in Bury since the parish system was created in the Anglo-Saxon period.

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