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Unusual and very interesting.

This is something a bit different. This is no longer a place of worship and is instead a museum of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
_pegsbarton
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Barton-upon-Humber, United Kingdom
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This is a wonderful little church, and unless you're an English Heritage member, a real hidden gem... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
KevinSadler2364
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is something a bit different. This is no longer a place of worship and is instead a museum of sorts, showing what has been discovered about the people who were buried here, well worth a visit.

Thank _pegsbarton
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This is a wonderful little church, and unless you're an English Heritage member, a real hidden gem. The tower and west wing date from 990AD, one of the best preserved Saxon building in England. The interior is a superb example of Medieval architecture, but there's...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

This is a church very close to where I live so I visit it frequently. It's beauty is breathtaking. As it is run by English Heritage it has limited opening hours and is only open certain times of the year due to being run by...More

Thank Jean A
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is a church steeped in history, where I find the local history interesting, as the church dates back centuries. It's intriguing to think how central a role both this church and St Marys played in forging the town's identity.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This church is reputed to be over 1,000 years old and maybe the oldest in the coutry. It is the only church that possibly rang in two milleniums. Having said this one used to be able to walk around and see the church as it...More

Thank 420watson
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The exhibition covers the church's history and its people over the last 1,000 years, until it closed in 1972. There are also plaques to record the fallen of the Great war and the Bell Ringers of the Church. An English Heritage property only open on...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This English heritage church houses an exhibition called Buried Lives regarding the skeletons found on site. Very informative and well done. Part of the Church dates from Anglo Saxon times

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

This church is cared for by English Heritage so has restricted opening hours and there is an entry fee payable. However, it is a wonderful old church with many parts of it dating back to Saxon times. The tower is especially interesting and we spent...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Absolutely worth visiting. This is an English Heritage property that is well looked after and the lady staff member was very welcoming and informative. There were very few people looking around when we visited but everyone seemed fascinated with the history and all the exhibits...More

Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We were lucky enough to visit Barton upon Humber during the heritage weekend so were able to have a very interesting tour with a local volunteer. A very interesting church with loads of history, also a lovely building.

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