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Consecrated in 1850 and built to the design of Sir George Gilbert Scott,...

Consecrated in 1850 and built to the design of Sir George Gilbert Scott, this church is one of the finest examples of Victorian architecture in the Channel Islands.

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The acoustics in this island church are spectacular. This building echo's love, and appears to have good services to the community. I enjoyed reading the £1.00 'local' John Le... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The acoustics in this island church are spectacular. This building echo's love, and appears to have good services to the community. I enjoyed reading the £1.00 'local' John Le Mesurier leaflet which is for sale at the book stall, at the back of church.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

Beautiful, historic church with lots of scaffolded repairs taking place at present but still an enjoyable visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The church is in a tranquil spot right in the centre of town just off Victoria Street. It is being renovated at the moment externally and there is quite a bit of scaffolding around it, however, well worth having a look. It is peaceful inside and the grave yard offers an interesting history lesson. Look for George Onions grave. Very... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

This is a lovely church that is clearly well loved and cared for by a friendly group of locals. Its not a huge church but it is the main church in the island and has some lovely stained glass windows. The wildlife trust have walking tours through the graveyard to see the bats at dusk on a Wednesday. This is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

This stone church with a bell tower is one of the hidden gems on the island. Built in the 19th century, from local stone, the church is an interesting mix of architecture styles. The grave yard is a microcosm of Alderney's history with the first president of Alderney buried there. Make sure that you also visit the old church tower... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Make sure you read the church pamphlet to get the interesting history. So much history there including a 17th C bible returned in the 20th C. For a small island it is impressive.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

We were invited to view the bell ringers practice. A very friendly and enthusiastic group of people. Experienced bell ringers can join in if they would like

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

Interesting to look around and admire. A quiet and peaceful place with some interesting graves e.g. Elizabeth Beresford!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016

As a church bellringer, I can only rate the lovely peal of 12 that I had the privilege of ringing on 13 April, along with 11 other ringing friends of mine. The bells were a lovely ring, and it was a shame that we didn't quite do them full justice.

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Flackwell Heath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

So peaceful now, after the Germans defiled it in WW2. I take photos of the Commonwealth War Graves to go on line. I found and photographed 6 out of the 7 names given to me by the CWG Commission....some so young.

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