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All Saints The Parish Church of Maidstone

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Address: Mill Street, Maidstone ME15 6YE, England
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LOVELY OLD CHURCH

What a wonderful church this is. It is very large and has the peacefully tranquillity of a smaller church. It is open for visitors on some days Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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223 reviews 223 reviews
78 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

What a wonderful church this is. It is very large and has the peacefully tranquillity of a smaller church. It is open for visitors on some days Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday and Saturday morning. Its quite a find and is central and is a worshipping church. I love it. Its not too difficult to access by road or rail and... More 

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Rochester, England, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This apparently ,the biggest parish church in England,it is picturesque,situated by the river it IS really huge!I have sung here many times and I always manage to spot something that I have not seen before.Well worth a visit.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I had never been able to go inside before, but it was worthy being in. It wasn't as spectacular as I would have expected, but still beautiful!

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Snodland, Kent
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This church has special memories as I was married there almost 50 years ago. Occasionally I return for the interest of the building, the connection with my own father's old regiment, and for my own nostalgia. Although in the centre of town, it is in a stunning setting, and inside there is so much peace and tranquillity.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This large church in the centre of maidstone is one of the widest in britain with two memorials of note, a very large area at the back related to the ashley family, and the smaller memorial to the washington family ancestors of the american president, plenty of history related to the various regiments from kent to be seen and a... More 

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Church is used as a venue for concerts as well as for worship. It's a very large building but people seem to feel at home in it and its riverside setting and rural-looking churchyard make it an attractive oasis in the town. It has a good choir and as a music venue has a pleasant atmosphere and good acoustics -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Attended this church for a funeral.what a beautiful church.a must for a visit if you are in Maidstone. Reopens in may .staff very friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I attended All Saints as a child and returned on a Sunday to attend a church service. The memories came flooding back as if I were 12 years old again. Kind and generous people greeted us and insisted we stay for coffee and cookies afterward. Thank you for soothing my soul.

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Corringham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Definitely worth seeing. A beautiful, old and very large church steeped in history. A very welcoming and informative lady was on hand to answer any questions and to greet you. Real surprising to see a large image on the wall at the back of the church that had been attacked by Cromwell's soldiers. You can still see the sword marks... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

All saints church in the centre of Maidstone is an impressive building sitting on the Medway and visible from the old bridge, it has several major memorials to old Maidstone families including a massive one to the Ashley family who controlled the town many centuries ago before siding with the wrong side in the civil war, Many military links can... More 

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