St Marys Church

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St Mary’s Church dates from 1199.

Standing on the original site of a Cistercian Abbey, this church was closed in 1543 by order of Henry VIII. It’s a fascinating place with the Andrews Mausoleum – builder of the Titanic – just through the entrance. This is a mausoleum with no bodies buried in it but many inscriptions on the walls. The stone at the entrance gate bear inscriptions from 18th Century church wardens and stones from the original abbey are to be found inside. There’s a monument dedicated to three men from the York Fencibles regiment who were killed at the Battle of Saintfield in 1798. They are Captain Chetwynd, Lieutenant Unite and Ensign Sparks. The minister of the church at that time, Reverend Robert Mortimer, was also killed at the Battle.

Weather


St Marys Church 7 day weather forecast, weather in Comber, Down

Today
Expect a temp in the range 4.9℃ to 6.2℃ with wind speed 8.1 m/sec (W)
Thursday, Dec 09
Expect a temp in the range 4.7℃ to 6.4℃ with wind speed 6.2 m/sec (W)
Friday, Dec 10
Expect a temp in the range 3.1℃ to 3.5℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (W)
Saturday, Dec 11
Expect a temp in the range 3℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Dec 12
Expect a temp in the range 6.1℃ to 7.8℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (SW)
Monday, Dec 13
Expect a temp in the range 5.7℃ to 8.1℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (WSW)
Tuesday, Dec 14
Expect a temp in the range 2.4℃ to 3℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (WSW)


Comber weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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