St Mary

This Grade I church is well grouped with the adjacent Elizabethan mansion.

Purton, Wiltshire

Opening times

Normally open.


Church Street

It has both a western tower and a central tower with a spire, a rare combination. The church is built in a variety of medieval styles. The niches in the tower are filled with modern statues by Simon Verity. Inside there is a good wall painting of the Death of the Virgin, some medieval glass and a remarkable Flemish painting of the Last Supper.

  • Wildlife haven

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Social heritage stories

  • Magnificent memorials

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Fascinating churchyard

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Café within 500m

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Church of England

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