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Church of St Mary and St David

Abergavenny Road, Kilpeck, England
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Outstanding carvings

This Norman church is amazing. The carvings all around the church are a real treat to see. The... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Dave B
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
The Gargoyls are the weirdest.

This is a strange little church and worth checking out while in the village. Try and spot the hoar... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Abergavenny Road, Kilpeck, England
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

This Norman church is amazing. The carvings all around the church are a real treat to see. The interior is interesting as well. Just 30-40 metres away one can find the remains of Kilpeck castle. If one climbs to the top of the mound there...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is a strange little church and worth checking out while in the village. Try and spot the hoar one around the back.

Thank GusSydneyNSW
Reviewed 28 February 2017

A very interesting church with wonderful stonework and external sculptures. really needs to be seen to appreciate it.

Thank D C W S
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We visited this stunning church and were amazed by its wonderful ancient carvings which were as crisp and clean as if they had been carved just yesterday. The history is amazing. The inside of the church is also wonderful with plenty of information freely available...More

Thank Born2befree
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This beautiful and ancient church is not publicised but it is a gem of Herefordshire history. The site dates from the 6thC and possibly back to Roman times, with the present church dated to 1140, though there is a Saxon quoin (buttress) on the north...More

Thank A R H
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Well worth a 30 minute visit. Charming and quaint church - obviously much loved by villagers. Interesting churchyard too.

Thank yvette a
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Called In here after a stay at the Kilpeck Inn it is well worth a visit to look at all the old stone carvings

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 30 October 2016

A fantastic church and a must for anybody with the smallest of interest in buildings of any kind. I have visited many times over the years since the 1970's but my latest visit in 2016 left me feeling a little sad with the church still...More

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Very interesting 11th century church. Most perfect Romanesque church. Seem to be able to visit at any time.

Thank Janette W
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

This is the second time visiting for the carvery. Vegetables fresh and not overcooked. Young man serving very nice and helpful Not overcrowded but it was a Saturday. Highly recommend

Thank Jacquie J
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