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Saint Mary Arches Church
50°43′20.3″N 3°32′1.8″W / 50.722306°N 3.533833°W / 50.722306; -3.533833Coordinates: 50°43′20.3″N 3°32′1.8″W / 50.722306°N 3.533833°W / 50.722306; -3.533833
OS grid reference SX 9181 9253
Location Mary Arches Street, Exeter
Country England
Denomination Anglican
Architecture
Heritage designation Grade I Listed
Administration
Parish Central Exeter

St Mary Arches Church is a small church in Exeter, Devon, England, which retains many Norman features. It was a place of worship for the Mayor of Exeter and local merchants during the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries. The Arches part of the name may come from a medieval arched thoroughfare which was located next to the church.

The church is largely made of red sandstone and is listed as Grade I by Historic England.

Monuments

Within the church are monuments to the following persons:

  • Christopher Lethbridge (d.1670), Mayor of Exeter in 1660.
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