St Mary's Church

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St Mary's Church information

Bury St Edmunds , England
Honey Hill
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Opening hours
10am-4pm Mon-Sat, to 3pm Nov-Mar
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St Mary's is one of the largest parish churches in England, and it contains the tomb of Mary Tudor – Henry VIII's sister and a one-time queen of France. Built around 1430, it's famous for its hammerbeam roof, which features a host of vampirelike angels swooping from the ceiling. A bell is still rung to mark curfew, as it was in the Middle Ages.