Rating: 7,8/10 (200 votes)St Mary's Radcliffe Church is an old church in Bristol, UK. The church was built in the XII-XV centuries. and today it is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture. Queen Elizabeth I called the Church of St. Mary Radcliffe the most beautiful church in her entire kingdom. The spire of the church is 89 meters high. Due to this, the church remains the tallest building in Bristol to this day. The first church on this site was built in the Saxon period, when the port of Bristol was just beginning to form. The spire of the church was a kind of beacon for the ships that came to the port. Before sailing sailors prayed in this church. The oldest fragments of the church walls date back to the 12th century, but most of the church was built in 1292-1370. The noble and wealthy families of Bristol donated large sums for the construction of the church and its decoration. Name plates are installed on the walls of the church in memory of the donors. The original church stained-glass windows have hardly survived to this day. The stained glass windows seen today were created during the Victorian era.
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