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Fantastic old church

This church is a great example of an old church, surrounded by a grave yard, footbridge and stream... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
Rob G
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Beautiful church, idyllic setting

May be the quintessential Cornish village with the old church on a hill, the grave yard, the... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2017
PhiladelphiaPhillip
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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May 15, 2018
“Fantastic old church”
Aug 12, 2017
“Beautiful church, idyllic setting”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Altarnun PL157SJ, England
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

This church is a great example of an old church, surrounded by a grave yard, footbridge and stream. Well worth a visit if in the area.

Thank Rob G
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

May be the quintessential Cornish village with the old church on a hill, the grave yard, the footbridge over the stream, and beautiful old cottages and houses lining the winding street. The church is very special with the what I believe are iron ends to...More

Thank PhiladelphiaPhillip
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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

If staying at the Jamaica Inn, a visit to Alternun Church is a must, this is the Church in the book 'Jamaica Inn ' and the Parish of the Albino Vicar the Reverend Francis Davey. This Church also hosted the wedding of Doc Martin in...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2016

and you will find that those involved with St.Nonna's offer a splendid lunch at very reasonable price...and all to support the repairs to the ancient Church May I suggest you park on the village green and visit both the church and church hall. Lovely village...More

Thank RoyL65
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Reviewed June 24, 2016

This is a lovely little church with so much history! The pew carvings are like nothing I have ever seen! Serene and peaceful surrounds. FREE!

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Reviewed April 21, 2016

Delightful local country parish church in quiet villagewith little stained glass but C13th font and carving on pew ends. Easy access to the A30 or visit The Rising Sun Inn NW of the village for lunch..

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Reviewed February 6, 2016

A spectacular church with incredible surviving details including the famous bench-ends. There were a variety of informative leaflets available which added to the experience significantly. From what I understand there are often wardens or parishioners who are willing to provide something of a guided tour....More

1  Thank Christian T
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Reviewed January 20, 2016

I visited Altarnun and St. Nonna's when I was doing research for my book, "The Archer's Son" which is set in this village in 1415. The church plays a part in the story too. This is an ancestral home for me as I'm descended from...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a Norman style church and we were recommended to view it by the people from Wesley Cottage. The original habitants of Wesley cottage are buried there in a tomb with railings around it. The 16th century pew ends are carved beautifully and well...More

Thank eddon1983
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

The village is ancient and on a fine day terrific for a picnic on the green. The Church of Saint Nonna's has various parts dating back to the 12th century and up to the 18th. for examples. The font is Norman,a Saxon Cross,16th century carved...More

2  Thank RoyL65
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