Gainsborough Churches

You’ll find a number of churches in Gainsborough full of history, heritage and community. No church is the same and you’ll enjoy the stunning architecture of each building as you explore the town. Why not make a day of it and find other fascinating places to visit and great places to eat.

Find out more about Gainsborough’s churches below:

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Quaker Meeting House

Market Street, Gainsborough, DN21 2BE,

A touchingly simple building dating from 1704, with a few later additions, it remains simple but with a powerful feeling of history, of prayer and of silence.

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United Reformed Church, Gainsborough

Gainsborough United Reformed Church

Church Street, Gainsborough, DN21 2JR

The church was built in 1897 as a memorial to John Robinson who was known as the ‘pastor to the Pilgrim Fathers’.

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All Saints Church, Gainsborough

All Saints Church

A very different Georgian style church with medieval tower and a magnificent interior, the altar piece is a copy of the Da Vinci painting of the Last Supper.

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St Thomas of Canterbury
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St Thomas of Canterbury

Cross Street, Gainsborough, DN21 2AX

Decorated in Pugin style, St Thomas of Canterbury is a beautiful welcoming church with an interesting WWI memorial, some stained glass and other features.

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Further afield…

St Paul, Morton
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St Paul

Morton Front, Morton, DN21 3AD

 Morton, Lincolnshire

A treasure house of William Morris and Sir Edward Burne-Jones windows. The church is not generally open but can be opened at any time by contact with the churchwarden.

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St Helen, Lea
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St Helen

Church View, Lea, Lincolnshire, DN21 5EH

St Helen’s dates from 12th century, with the north aisle added in 1380, between the choir and the north aisle is a mediaeval tomb to Sir Roger Trehampton, one of the Knights Templar.

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