Church of England Diocese of Canterbury St. Mary and St. Eanswythe with St Saviour Folkestone

St Mary & St Eanswythe

The church was consecrated on 12th September 1138.

It houses the relics of Folkstone's Patron Saint, St Eanswythe, an Anglo-Saxon princess who established a nunnery on a site near the current church in 630 AD.  She died c 640 AD.  

Her reliquary was moved to what is now the chancel of the present church on 12 September 1138. 

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St Mary and St Eanswythe's Church, Church Street Folkestone Kent
01303 252947

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Holy Communion

Every Fourth Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

Church Street
Folkestone
Kent

a said service

Eucharist/Holy Communion Common Worship Event held in a Church