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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 detour during our North Downs Way Walk.

We popped in during our walk along the North Down Way Trail. It is an amazing place to visit & completely awesome church. We also stopped off for a spot of tea and cake at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We popped in during our walk along the North Down Way Trail. It is an amazing place to visit & completely awesome church. We also stopped off for a spot of tea and cake at the Watts Gallery Tea room, beautiful setting, friendly staff & the best of pot of tea, we'd had all day. Xx

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This chapel is definitely worth a visit, particularly for people who like the Arts and Crafts period. The exterior is extraordinary and the interior quite beautiful. Visit the Watts Gallery while you are here.

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

When you walk in you can't believe your eyes it was a wow moment One of the most beautiful places I've visited and so unexpected Read the information sheets inside its really informative and made us appreciate the chapel even more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I have been there with my mum and she really likes the chapel. We went quick inside. It was nice. ..

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Stanmore, Middlesex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This Cemetery chapel was designed and built by Mary Watts, the wife of George Frederick Watts, and is some 400 yards from the Watts Gallery. An amazing fusion of art nouveau, arts and crafts and gothic, reminiscent of the work of Mary Macdonald, the wife of John Rennie Mackintosh. Well worth the walk!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is one of those unique places that isn't a typical tourist site but is well worth searching out. There are spaces for a few cars directly outside the cemetery gates, then quite a steep climb up a path to the chapel which has free entrance. It is worth reading the rather old framed information pinned to the wall by... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Fascinating building, lovely walks nearby. Beautiful Arts and Crafts red brick.interesting graveyard at the rear

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

An unexpected gem. The inside is a complete surprise in its design. Not what one would expect to see in a chapel. Wonderful setting.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

From an age now long gone, a beautiful building, situated in a peaceful spot on the outskirts of the village. If you are into old buildings, especially ornate old buildings, then this is worth a visit. A quiet time stroll around the cemetery, a place to get the important things in life into perspective.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Found next to the Watts gallery it is made from terracotta bricks and has some unusual and lovely mosaic angels inside, as well as interesting motifes around the outside. Set in it's own cemetery it is a funeral chapel.

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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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