Brenchley Church

Brenchley Church

Brenchley Church
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Geoff H
Cranbrook, UK12,315 contributions
A large, magnificent church
Nov 2019
Brenchley Church is dedicated to All Saints. Hidden behind an avenue of yew trees, it is a large, magnificent church. Originally a Chapel-of-Rest to Yalding, it was built in the 12th and 13th centuries, confirmed as an independent parochial church in 1227, a porch was added and the nave re-roofed in the 14th century, the chancel rebuilt in 1814, a major restoration carried out in 1849 and a clock and chimes installed in the tower in 1883. Inside it is light and airy with some beautiful stained glass. The churchyard is also worth having a look at as there are many ornate gravestones and one Commonwealt War Grave. This is also slightly unusual in that it is the grave of a Sergeant Carr of the Pioneer Corps who died on 2 November 1947.
Written November 19, 2019
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Mr C
3,957 contributions
Beautiful old church
Aug 2019
The Parish church of Brenchley (St Mary's) dominates the centre of this small but beautiful village. The graveyard has a wide selection of very ornate tombs. The architecture is classical Mediaevil English. A public right of way runs through the churchyard and is well worth taking.
Written August 31, 2019
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KMG
Kent, UK25 contributions
Perfect old church
Oct 2016 • Family
Beautiful old church in a lovely village full of history. Next village is Matfield well worth a visit.
Written November 2, 2016
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QueenBness
77 contributions
Older than America
Oct 2016 • Couples
This is a small, beautiful church. Great walkway to the interior lined by huge trees. So tranquil. A very welcoming respite.
Written October 25, 2016
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Pathfinder48
Maidstone, UK153 contributions
Beautiful village church....
Aug 2014 • Friends
Our family have used this church over four generations for Christenings, Weddings and Burials.
It is one of Kents most beautiful churches in the centre of the quaint vilage of Brenchley.
The views of the surrounding countryside are spectacular and on a clear day the church can be seen from the neighbouring village of Horsmonden.
The bells can be heard from miles around on a Sunday or Wedding.
Written August 23, 2014
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Brian E
Brisbane, Australia46 contributions
Great place
May 2014 • Couples
the countryside adds to the delightful settings for this place. We are both history buffs and so the like of this place really suited us.
Written July 15, 2014
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