In the heart of the city centre, this is a fascinating city ruin that is steeped in history. Well worth stopping here and having a look round and reading all that's available - providing an insight into the past .... more difficult times !
This church and surrounding are was badly bombed during the Second World war. The clock still chimes and there is a plaque dedicated to the many from Southampton that served in the Merchant Marines during this time of conflict
Holy rood church is just to the right of a bus stop I use most days of the week, I sit for ages waiting for busses and it wasn't until Trip advisor suggested I could write a review that I actually realised,,I walk by it and look at the exterior so often is doesn't really register, but can't remember actually... 更多
Holyrood Church was built in 1320 and partially destroyed during the Second World War. It is traditionally the Sailors' Church of Southampton and has memorials dedicated to the Merchant Navy and the Titanic. Just outside the church is one of QE2's anchors. Very much worth a visit if you want to escape the city hustle and bustle for a few... 更多
It's surprising what is on your door step! The church is dedicated to the Merchant Marine as a memorial. The church has easy access right off the High Street, good to just walk-in and have look
This is a simple site of a church bombed during WW2 and never restored. However, it has a very quaint aspect to it and indeed is a place to think about war. Easy to get to and well worth a visit while taking a break from catching Pokémon or whatever.
Southampton was very badly bombed in WW2 and this ancient church took a direct hit. It was a brave decision to leave it in ruins and dedicate it as a memorial to the Merchant Navy. There is a plaque commemorating the role of the Merchant Navy in the Falklands War (1982) plus a rather nondescript monument to the crew of... 更多
This church is full of history and memorials for people who died in the war. The church has real pride in the city centre and not to be underrated.