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Hidden Treasure

A great little church hidden away but close near the square and town. Our friend guided us to it... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
KiwiKerry53
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Wellington, New Zealand
Historic church

St. Lawrence church is located close to the cathedral and is on the street called The Square. It... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
rayrest
via mobile
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“tucked away” (7 reviews)
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The Square, Winchester, England
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

A great little church hidden away but close near the square and town. Our friend guided us to it - we would never have come across it without him, but it was a real treat, completed secreted away amongst other buildings.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

St. Lawrence church is located close to the cathedral and is on the street called The Square. It was said to be the chapel of William the Conquoerer and was built in 1069. Destroyed in 1141 then rebuilt and restored many times over the centuries,...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

You will likely pass this hidden little church on your way to the cathedral. It is well worth taking some time out to look around it - it is a little beauty. And it's absolutely free to do so in contrast to its bigger relation.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A fantastic small church tucked just of the High Street. Open to the public free. Interesting inside the contrast of the modern furniture against the old structure.

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

What a beautiful little chapel, you wouldn't even know it was there its practically hidden but I visited with a friend who has lived in the area all her life. There is a little section where you can write a little note to somebody that...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

A wonderful oasis of peace - quite the opposite end of the scale to the truly magnificent Cathedral. A place for contemplation and prayer.

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Reviewed 20 February 2017

I was so pleased that we happened on this charming little church. It would be so easy to pass by without noticing it and once inside the quiet and peace is immediately striking and soothing

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

We came across St Lawrence's by chance on the way back to our hotel. It's easy to miss it, but it's worth a visit. There is lovely engraved glass meeting you as you enter and leave, while inside it is an intimate and peaceful place...More

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 27 January 2017

This church is tucked away in a beautiful alleyway just off the cathedral square. There is a welcoming atmosphere and the interior is both interesting and attractive.

Thank John H
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Reviewed 3 December 2016

Well worth a visit. A new Bishop before he is enthroned has to meet the Dean here before they go up to the Cathedral.

Thank Will N
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