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The Hospital Chapel of St Mary & St Thomas

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A Historical Gem

An amazing building which managed to survive Henry 8th. I recommend the monthly open days as the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TravellingGromit
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London
A hidden gem

I finally visited this local historic sit’s in the centre of Ilford - what a lovely visit... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
stonesg1uk
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UK, but staying at Airlie Beach
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5 days ago
“A Historical Gem”
May 12, 2018
“A hidden gem”
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Reviewed 5 days ago

An amazing building which managed to survive Henry 8th. I recommend the monthly open days as the volunteers run tours and are very knowledgeable. They also had home made cakes.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

I finally visited this local historic sit’s in the centre of Ilford - what a lovely visit! Knowledgeable volunteers can tell you the history of the site, the stained glass windows and ceilings are beautiful. I’ll be attending an actual service at some point soon...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

The open days provide interesting information on the buildings history (and that of Ilford itself). Whilst there has been a massive rebuilding of the property, there is still much to take in.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

I had seen this place from the outside as i was staying nearby and one day happened to find it open . it only seems to be open a few times a week . what an interesting and historical little gem and such a dedicated...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed January 1, 2016

Visited for a coffee morning in aid of McMillan Nurses, Cakes and savoury items provided and a raffle. Pleasant people and surroundings.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed August 7, 2015

A small but hugely interesting site which can help to put in context the policy of King Henry VIII re the dissolution of the monasteries, whatever your personal view may be. The delight arises from the fact that, even in London's urbanizing spread over past...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed September 22, 2014

This place is in the middle of a large one way system and not many people realise it is there as it is surrounded by traffic. It was founded around the year 1145 and parts of the present building go back to the 12th Century....More

Date of experience: September 2014
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