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St Marys Church

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.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Todaypartlycloudy_day
Expect a temp in the range 6.2℃ to 6.8℃ with wind speed 6.4 m/sec (ENE)
Tuesday, Dec 06fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.2℃ to 4.8℃ with wind speed 3.6 m/sec (ENE)
Wednesday, Dec 07partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range 4.3℃ to 4.9℃ with wind speed 2.9 m/sec (NNW)
Thursday, Dec 08sleetshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 1.2℃ to 3.1℃ with wind speed 3.9 m/sec (W)
Friday, Dec 09partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.9℃ to 0.1℃ with wind speed 3.4 m/sec (NW)
Saturday, Dec 10partlycloudy_night
Expect a temp in the range -0.4℃ to 0℃ with wind speed 3.8 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Dec 11fair_night
Expect a temp in the range 0.7℃ to 1.1℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (WNW)

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