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St Mildred's Church, Church Lane

St Mildred's Church, Church Lane, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2PP View on map

Grade I listed church, one of two in the city centre parish of Canterbury and one of only a handful of Anglo-Saxon churches surviving in Kent. It is of exceptional importance for the survival of Saxon walling reusing Roman fabric, indicating a large Saxon church, plus a wealth of medieval fabric of various dates, including medieval roofs and an early 16th century chantry chapel with heating. It contains fine quality fittings including 15th and 16th century woodwork, 17th and 18th century wall monuments and stained glass by notable firms.


Opening Arrangements

Tuesday 1pm - 4pm Wednesday 9.30 am - 11 am Friday 10 am-12 Noon Other times during the summer months when church sitters are available


Located within the city wall accessed form the A2 via Rheims Way or from within the city. Rail: Canterbury East (½ mile). Bus: City centre bus routes nearby.

Parking Spaces


Rosemary Lane Public Car Park

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes