Historic churches in Leicester
These Churches are here for you to visit them. Come as pilgrims, or come with an interest in religion, architecture, art or history.
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Leicester Cathedral is situated in the City Centre, close to the Guildhall. With its tall spire, the Cathedral is an important part, not only of Leicester's life and work, but also of the city's skyline.
Leicester 0116 255 4111
Bishop Street Methodist Church a mixed Christian congregation of all ages and from four continents. There is a large 190 year old chapel and a range of rooms for community activities of many sorts.
Leicester 0116 262 8727
St Nicholas Church dates back to the Anglo-Saxon times and although altered by the Normans and again in the 19th century, it retains examples of Saxon work and re-used Roman bricks can be clearly seen in the walls and the tower.
Leicester 01509 812236
Leicester’s Unitarian Chapel, known historically as ‘The Great Meeting’ – was built in 1708. It is the oldest complete brick building in Leicester and one of the most important historic buildings to survive in the city.
Leicester 0116 276 6862
Central is the location for a museum dedicated to the work of the pioneer missionary, William Carey, who was instrumental in the formation of the Baptist Missionary Society. The museum is well worth a visit!
Leicester 0116 255 6902
The Priory of the Holy Cross is home to a large parish in the city centre. We are responsible for the chaplaincies to two universities, Leicester and De Montfort, with the Catholic Chaplaincy based in an annexe to the priory itself.
Leicester 01572 820 181
Founded in 1107, St Mary de Castro Church is historically the most important church in the city. It was originally the castle chapel, and where King Henry V1 was knighted in 1426.
Leicester 0116 224 4307
St Margaret's may be built on the oldest Christian site in Leicester, perhaps focused on an honoured grave within one of the cemeteries outside the Romany city.
Leicester 0116 255 0031
A High Victorian masterpiece by George Gilbert Scott, displaying bold brick patterning both inside and out.