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Old church built of flint

Looking round the outside of this beautiful church I was struck by the beauty of the flint walls... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pete B
Dunblane, United Kingdom
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Gorgeous Church with impressive history

This High Anglican Church is quite stunning. I always find it interesting that there are... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Old church built of flint”
16 May 2018
“Gorgeous Church with impressive history”
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24 Watling Street, Thaxted, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking round the outside of this beautiful church I was struck by the beauty of the flint walls. At the bottom they are split to show the shiny insides. Great doors, the carpenters must have been so strong to hang these. Inside is white and...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This High Anglican Church is quite stunning. I always find it interesting that there are associations with Roman Catholic Saints (in this case BL John Ball) in Anglican Churches because of the Reformation. The architecture is also very impressive - we stopped by for a...More

Thank A-More-Excellent-Way
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Thaxted church fabulous saxon church full of historic architecture. Good glass designs and good position for town.

Thank stephen m
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We had a great time visiting the church. Liked the old features and how "welcoming" it felt. Make sure you donate some money when visiting too. We picked 5 candles and prayed for our grandparents that passed away years ago.

Thank AnnaGustave
Reviewed 17 December 2017

We called in on an unplanned visit on a weekday afternoon just before Christmas and were delighted to find it buzzing. Several delightful ladies were there to talk about the place, to offer tea and coffee, to sell handmade bits and pieces. We counted more...More

Thank Haveanicedaynow
Reviewed 5 November 2017

A beautiful Church with a real sense of spirituality as soon as you walk in. Many interesting features

Thank 10Val05
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Just across the road from the hotel. We visited when the craft fair was being held. High quality and unusual local crafts on sale. Also we found the lunchtime offer of soup and roll together with a good selection of homemade cakes and coffee at...More

1  Thank Valerie L
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Stunning medieval church in central town location. During the summer classical music concerts are held here. it even has gargoyles and stunning buttresses. The tallest spire in Essex too. very big church for such a small town.

1  Thank Vince L
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This church not only looks magnificent on the outside but has the look and feel of a cathedral on the inside.A plus is that Gustav Holst was the organist here while he lived n the village.

Thank mofferm
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A glorious place of worship with so very, very much to see, explore and learn about. We learned about a previous priest - Conrad Noel (and bought the booklet where we'll learn more about this incredible gentleman!); the Arts & Crafts influence on several items;...More

Thank Linda C
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