St Thomas (RC)
Sacred Heart (RC)
Old St Mary
New St Mary
St. Leonard's, Upper Deal
The parish church of Deal and, for centuries, the only church in
Deal, St Leonard's dates back to the 12th century. It has been
much altered and extended.
St. George's, High Street
The civic church of Deal. Built originally as a Chapel of
Ease. Several important local residents are buried here.
Click here for a brief history of the
church and some pictures of the inside of the building as it is today
St. Andrew's West Street
St Andrew's is the Sailors' church, built on the site of the old
Trinity Church, Union Street
This modern structure on the corner of Union Street and West Street
replaced a much grander Victorian church on the same site. The
Wesley Hall adjoining the church dates from the time of the original
building. Behind the hall, the old Methodist School has been
converted into luxury houses.
Congregational, High Street
The Congregational Church on the corner of High Street and Union Road
has been redundant for several years and has been converted into the
Landmark Community Centre. It is a popular venue for craft
fairs, wedding receptions, etc., and has a members-only bar.
Victoria Baptist, Victoria Road
The Victoria Baptist Church on the corner of Victoria Road and
Stanley Road was built to serve Victoria Town,
which grew up in the 1860s on the site of the old Deal Naval Dockyard.
St. Thomas of Canterbury (RC), Blenheim Road
|This page contains pictures of the
churches, past and present, in Deal and Walmer. A number of small
chapels in the town have been converted into private houses. These
have not been included here.
Lower Walmer, The Strand
The church of St. Saviour, Lower Walmer, stands in the Strand,
opposite Walmer Green, near the lifeboat station and the Memorial Bandstand.
Royal Marines Chapel, South Barracks
Please excuse the quality of these pictures - this was the best view
available of the church in the South Barracks until the wire came
down. We have now added some close-up
pictures of this church to our memorial site.
Royal Marines Chapel, North Barracks
The North Barrack Chapel is accessible because it is the site of the
permanent memorial garden
to those who were killed in the bombing.
Walmer Baptist, Dover Road
Sacred Heart (RC), Dover Road
The Sacred Heart church was originally part of a monastery, which
occupied the land immediately behind the church (on the right of the
Old St. Mary's, Church Street
The Duke of Wellington regularly attended services here when he was
Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports. Behind the church (to the right
of the picture) are the ruins of an old fortified manor house.
More information and pictures here.
New St Mary's, St Mary's Road
The new St Mary's Church was built to cope with the rapidly growing
population of Walmer in the mid 1800s.
St. John the Evangelist (RC), St. Richard's Road