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Address: Monmouth Road, Monmouth NP25 4AF, Wales

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Wedded bliss

My daughter was married in this church. The people responsible for the arrangements were excellent and nothing was too much trouble. The church is a tranquil place capable of... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Jeffers1950
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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

My daughter was married in this church. The people responsible for the arrangements were excellent and nothing was too much trouble. The church is a tranquil place capable of accommodating a large congregation. The acoustics were excellent and the professional photographer was afforded access to all areas during the ceremony. All things considered the venue was without doubt a very... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Looks more like a small cathedral than a church. Open entry and interesting to spend a few minutes looking round.

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Thank cltc43
Charleston, South Carolina
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Founded as a Benedictine priory in the 11th century, the church managed to survive the Reformation. Its most treasured possession is the 15th century carving of King David's father Jesse which was carved from one solid piece of oak. Also of interest is the tomb of William ap Thomas, who began building nearby Raglan Castle. Beautifully carved choir stalls and... More 

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Thank spaqueen_9
Hereford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The church started as a priory in about 1100ad and one tower remains in the church. Redesigned in the 1700's with a magnificent tower and West window by Kempe, who made several other important windows. Then the Victorians came along and remodelled the interior in the 1880's. Modern improvements have begun to turn the interior into a comfortable and useful... More 

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Thank Pinkertonx
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

It was getting towards dusk when we visited this church. Was still open and felt very warm and welcoming with lots of information and the opportunity to light candles and read about the churches history.

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Thank Ellen M
Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We looked into the Church on the way to the Museum. The old tower is a very interesting shape, quite a large church inside - pretty typical of its rebuilt time.

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Thank BobandJosie
Southport, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

The church was closed when I visited but the church yard had an interesting grave stone which was similar to an early word search. Dated 1832 the name of the occupant is carved continuously around the stone.

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Thank Billythefish1
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

This is worth visiting from a general point of view to see the engraved flagstones and elevated tombs dating back to the mid-1300's. There is a massive wooden carving of Jesse carved from a single tree. It's clear that the tapestried kneeling cushions have been lovingly created along similar lines to the tapestry in the adjoining Tribute Barn. There are... More 

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Thank Houlihan2
leicestershire
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

At least it was open for us to get into as so many now a days are kept locked. Typical church for its age

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Thank tech201154
Sentosa Island, Singapore
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Reviewed 20 January 2016

Pretty church interior, with interesting stained glass, carved panels and tiled sections. Very warm and welcoming even on a cold winters day. Particularly pleasing to see the Children's crèche/ Sunday school area as part and parcel of the main body of the church,Malone with its incumbent residents of a variety of stuffed toy animals taking their seats, and even two... More 

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