St Mary's Church

Bridgend, United Kingdom

St Mary's Church is dated mainly to the 14th century, though significant alterations were added in the 16th century. The tower dates to the latter period. The church was extensively renovated by J. Pritchard and J.P. Seddon in 1860. The eastern stained class windows were added by Morris & Co. P.S. Webb was responsible for the patterns while the figures are the work of P.P. Marshall. Among the depictions on these windows are Christ saving Peter from drowning in the sea, Christ miraculously curing a woman, and Thomas the Doubter. The octagonal font dates to the 19th century, while the pulpit was installed in 1942.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Marie De beer (2 years ago)
Beautiful church, but when can we have our pictures and rosary beads blessed. ,we would also like to ask if the priest would come and bless our home in Bridgend. Thank you. MARIE DE BEER
Ambily Antony (2 years ago)
Easy access to the main entrance to pedestrians and cars but limited parking at the front.There is a very vast parking at left to the church. Small shops nearby and a money machine opposite .traffic is mostly fair.
Aleena George (3 years ago)
Heavenly moments. I often go to this church for attending holy mass usually on Sundays. 2 masses on Sunday 11 am and 6 pm but needs to be booked in advance before Friday 4 pm. Church is maintaining covid protocol like social distance, disinfecting the place after each holy mass. We should wear mask and do hand rub before entering the church. I love this place .
Francis Brooks (3 years ago)
Beautiful chapel. Need to book for Mass
Haydn Blackey (3 years ago)
Until last Thursday it had been three years since I last visited St. Mary and while on this occasion I was only dropping something off at the Priest's House I was reminded of how lovely this modern built, yet traditionally designed, Catholic Church is. A pleasure to see such a great building representing the glory of God in the midst of his people.
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