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Watts Chapel

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Address: Down Lane | Compton, Guildford GU3 1DN, England
Phone Number: +44 1483 812181
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A unique little chapel with beautiful artwork adorning the walls. There are benches around the sides of the chapel so you can sit and take it all in – it takes a while. Postcards... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A unique little chapel with beautiful artwork adorning the walls. There are benches around the sides of the chapel so you can sit and take it all in – it takes a while. Postcards etc are available in the small niche on the right hand side. Whist there have a look around the cemetery too, lots of unusual terracotta headstones... More 

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Alton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I was not aware of this chapel until I visited the nearby Watts gallery and was absolutely amazed by the decoration, the setting, the atmosphere. Any description would not do this amazing chapel justice. There is limited parking outside the churchyard or take a short walk downhill from the gallery. Free entry but donations welcome towards the upkeep. Richly coloured... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Watts Memorial Chapel is a wonderful Italianate chapel built in terracotta by the people of Compton under the supervision of Mrs Watts. It is full of art nouveau artwork and is a peaceful haven only just off the busy A3 road in Compton.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Amazing little chapel, built by G F Watts' wife in his memory and all decorated in the art nouveau style. Just a little walk down the road, in Compton, from the Watts Gallery - don't miss!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is an amazing place to visit but path steep and you have to walk down road to get there so need to be able to cope with the walk. Fantastic painting inside chapel and well worth a visit. It's free!

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

When visiting Watts Gallery make sure you also visit the Chapel. This is the work of his wife and of the village folk to whom she taught the skills. And also you can find the unprepossessing family grave of the Huxley family including Aldous Huxley. Admission is free and is not dependent on admission to the Watts Gallery.

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Woking, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Although we have lived in the area for a while we hadn't visited this place. Beautiful church which is very unique in design and structure. It is a bit of climb up to it although the paths are well paved. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Just a ten minute walk from the Watts gallery which is worth a visit itself, this chapel is unique with amazing terracotta.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Intresting place I have driven past over 1,000 times ... After popping in there is a real wow factor Kids love it and the big kid in be does as well :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Beautiful village, beautiful setting. Quiet, romantic, but maybe a bit spooky at night. It was beautiful and a bit surprising inside.

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Additional Information about Watts Chapel

Address: Down Lane | Compton, Guildford GU3 1DN, England
Phone Number: +44 1483 812181
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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