Churches in Shrewsbury

St Mary’s Church 

The spire of St Mary’s is one of the tallest in England and for over 500 years it has dominated Shrewsbury’s skyline. You will find St. Marys Church on St Mary’s Street, a short walk from Pride Hill and The Parade shopping centre.

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St. Alkmund’s Church

At the heart of Shrewsbury, founded about the year 900, stands the church of St Alkmund, next to the Bear Steps.

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St. Chad’s Church 

St Chad’s Church in Shrewsbury has the largest circular nave in the country, where Charles Darwin was baptised in 1809. It’s ideally located on the edge of Shrewsbury town centre and the 29 acre Quarry Park and Dingle.

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Shrewsbury Unitarian Church 

Shrewsbury Unitarian Church is a Grade II listed building on Shrewsbury High Street, where a young Charles Darwin used to worship with his mother.

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