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Address: West Street, Wilton, Salisbury, England

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Stop the car, stop the car!!!!!

There are very good reviews about this church , so I can add only a little more. We were going to Salisbury and passing through Wilton, a little pleasant village. Suddenly I saw... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Walton, United Kingdom

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Walton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

There are very good reviews about this church , so I can add only a little more. We were going to Salisbury and passing through Wilton, a little pleasant village. Suddenly I saw this gold stone, beautiful Italian looking church. Got my husband to stop the car & park, I had to see it better, could not believe my eyes!!!!... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Magnificent church from the outside. On entering you press a lighting button, on the left of the main door or on the left of the bell tower door, which lights up the mosaics behind the main alter. Worth a visit and very close to Wilton House.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Unbeknown to us when we planned our visit, the weekend we were in the nearby area was full of Magna Carta celebrations which resulted in a lot of the roads to Salisbury being closed and the general area being very busy – for this reason we ended up looking for things to do away from Salisbury centre and am so... More 

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Reading
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Lucy made us feel so welcome and couldn't do enough for us. Thanks. Peter gave us more details as we walked back through the town. Over 100 attend. Wonderful in this day and age. Thanks, Peter. The design is evidently influenced by Italian churches (many comments to this effect on TripAdvisor already) but there is Russian influence as the Dowager... More 

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is an amazing church, like nothing else anywhere outside of Italy. It is well worth visiting if you are in the Salisbury area. Salisbury Red bus R3, from the City Centre will take you to Wilton in about 15 mins (£4 return) From the outside you really think you must be in Italy. The inside is also spectacular with... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Italian designed church in close walking distance. Still in use and very pretty situated in a quiet and peaceful little village.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Well worth a visit. Very different architecture Italian looking and inside unusual decoration for an English church.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A hidden gem, this 'Italianate church' is just adorable and worth the visit for the architecture, glass windows and other lovely details.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The small town of Wilton on the A30 just east of Salisbury is a pleasant but unremarkable little village. Until you turn a corner and suddenly this huge Italianate church appears out of nowhere. It dwarfs all the other buildings in town. Built in 1844 it is heavily influenced by Byzantine and Romanesque churches. A lot of its interior decoration... More 

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Ornate heavily influenced by both Italian and Russian design Would not look out of place in Sienna !

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Address: West Street, Wilton, Salisbury, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury  >  Wilton

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