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Walking up the drive from the road fringed with sugar cane - what a setting. To the left are Atlantic breakers while the spire is shaded by old trees. Welcoming to visitors, the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2016
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Walking up the drive from the road fringed with sugar cane - what a setting. To the left are Atlantic breakers while the spire is shaded by old trees. Welcoming to visitors, the church has a history with many ties abroad. There is a small room which doubles as a shop with a fridge in the corner - take the... More 

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Hawthorn,Co.Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

This church is incredibly old and is quite dark inside with beautiful dark wood , impressive altar and an upstairs balcony all around the building. You can imagine the plantation masters and mistresses sitting downstairs and the workers upstairs looking down. Very atmospheric, which I didn't feel in any of the other churches we visited

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

This neo-Gothic church has a superb gallery which belongs in a rather more classical building. The notice board tells one that it is clearly a thriving parish, although the seven listed hymns suggest a long service. The memorials and the graveyard tell the story of a number of prominent island families, as well as the way that public servants and... More 

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

This is a magnificent old church in a fabulous location. It has fabulous long reaching views towards the Atlantic coastline. The church itself is beautifully kept and offers a long and interesting history. The churchyard is equally interesting with numerous tombs reaching back over the centuries. It also has the grave of one of the islands recent prime ministers. Worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

A wonderful view of much of the east coast from the graveyard behind the church. There are several historical figures buried here including the first prime minister of Barbados. This is an original parish church which had to be rebuilt a couple of times due to fire and hurricane. The inside is quite lovely. Definitely worth the visit. Also take... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

A beautiful church with tonnes of history and the tombs and crypts of many famous people including the late prime minister David Thompson. There are great views across the Caribbean sea as the church is located at the top of an incline.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

was ok for a quick stop off point, if you like churches. was lovley views from the graveyards at the back of the church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The church is from the mid 1600s and is really worth a visit as are the surrounding views looking down from the grounds to the East Coast for miles. We really enjoyed looking around however we experienced an unpleasant encounter with a Bajan man who said he looked after the church. Initially he was very pleasant but took my husband... More 

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I like visiting churches. Usually for their wonderful architecture. This is different. The church could do with some TLC, but it has so much more. A stunning location with a vista, marvellous tombs, and bundles of history. The interior is very peaceful and rather nice. Remember to leave some money in the box!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We visited here before with Bajan relatives but this time we saw new things (new to us). The wooden interior is worthy of close inspection and if you can I'd read up on it before you go so that you don't miss out on anything. The graveyard just outside is full of interesting information and the nature and views are... More 

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