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Not a religious person but appreciated the history

What a wonderful place to visit. Somewhere to say I have been. One of the oldest of its kind in the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James M
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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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Oldest Anglican Church south of Equator

If visitingJamestown you must visit this little gem. Dating from 1774, the church served the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
AlistairBurrow
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Not a religious person but appreciated the history”
29 Jul 2018
“Oldest Anglican Church south of Equator”
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Church Lane, Jamestown, St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha STHL 1ZZ
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful place to visit. Somewhere to say I have been. One of the oldest of its kind in the Southern Hemesphere!

Thank James M
Reviewed 30 July 2018

If visitingJamestown you must visit this little gem. Dating from 1774, the church served the garrison as well as the town and this is reflected in the monuments on the walls. A fascinating glimpse of island life in the past

Thank AlistairBurrow
Reviewed 11 July 2018

a typical church place for music and peace too I appreciate its simplicity and it is pleasant to notice that it remains open door all day !

Thank Isabelle D
Reviewed 13 April 2018

It is not often that you see a plaque celebrating the granting go British Citizenship to the islanders but there is one to be be found here. It might be the only time that you can attend a service when most of the congregation are...More

Thank travellerX49
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Saint James' church is the oldest Anglican church south of the equator. It's not a big church and is quite modest but it has a lovely feel to it. The doors during the day always seemed to be unlocked so it's worth popping in and...More

Thank AKS1005
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The church is okay and its history interesting, but nothing special. The organ is beautiful. As you are going to pass by anyway, I suggest you take a quick look.

Thank Beatriz O
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The church is open to view with a curious message to close the door in order to keep the 'church birds' in ( or was that out ). There were birds nesting in the rafters and the church is modestly appointed. It's an operating community...More

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