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St. Mary, Purley-on-Thames, Berks
Reading branch of the ODG
Further details in another page.

St. Mary, Purley-on-Thames tower
St. Mary, Purley-on-Thames ęKMC 10 Feb 2003

  Dedication:St. Mary, Purley-on-Thames benefice
  Tower Correspondent:

  Service Ringing: Sun 10.45-11.15
  Practice night: Fri 7.00-8.30pm
  Availability and Restrictions

  The Bells (6) 8-1-27 Restored in 1999 further details

  Access to ringing chamber: Ground floor ring;
access now only through the church. The South porch is padlocked shut; entrance is through a large newish hall. There used to be a small door in the base of the tower into the ringing chamber; this is now inside the large new hall.

  Points of interest in church carved font
  Church facilities: Toilet: off the large entrance hall/meeting room, also children's toys and kitchen

  Travel Details: OS Grid Ref: SU667761
Turn to the north from the A329 (Pangbourne to Reading) road. Cross the railway and turn right; the church is at the end of a cul-de-sac with a large car park

  Public Transport:
  Eating Places:
  Local points of interest for non ringers: walk through the housing estate to a footpath beside the River Thames and view of Mapledurham Church and House.

Page last updated 5 Feb 2007

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