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Surprised by the size!

A lovely church which is obviously not just a historic building but also a much loved present day... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RevLyn1
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Reading, United Kingdom
Amazing

So much history and so well kept. We enjoyed our visit here. The church is in perfect condition... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TravelLovers2
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United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely church which is obviously not just a historic building but also a much loved present day place of worship. Pretty altar frontal and lectern drapes reflecting the sea. Awesome crypt-like chapel.

Thank RevLyn1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So much history and so well kept. We enjoyed our visit here. The church is in perfect condition considering how long it has been here. Very calm and peaceful surrounding.s

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A gem of an 11th century church in a lovely setting on part of Chichester harbour. There were additions in the 12th and 13th centuries in particular and everything is well labelled and dated for the visitor. There is even a famous copy of part...More

Thank lynnejames58
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My wife and I visited recently and were amazed by the tranquility of the church.Being an historian it was of particular interest to her.Other reviewers have posted many of the artefacts and features of the church.Of particular interest is St. Botolph and his association with...More

Thank pfjoyce1
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This church also seems like a tardis to me, quite big on the outside but huge for a village church on the inside. Always well maintained, it is a very calming experience, very bright & airy for a church over a thousand years old.

Thank Martin F
Reviewed 29 September 2018

The church existed in the 7th century, as part of a monastery itself built on the site of a Roman basilica. It features in the Bayeux Tapestry, clearly identified by name. Harold is shown riding towards the chancel arch, surrounded by his men and a...More

Thank john g
Reviewed 17 September 2018

very pretty little church, located i the centre of the town... key things to note - King Canute's daughter is buried here and also look out for the small carved crosses on the stone pillars ... they were carved by returning Templar knights who came...More

Thank Serentmw
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I love visiting churches and this was a nice example. It had a crypt downstairs which was interesting, some good local knowledge to be read inside and some interesting vistas to take pictures of.

Thank Alfieconnspurs
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I love churches and cathedrals for the architecture and this didn’t disappoint. We visited off the back of going on a Chichester harbour tour in the morning and were told about the village and also a story about crosses marked on the stones in the...More

Thank Nicola E
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This is undoubtedly a historic church. How could it be otherwise bearing in mind its connection to Harold Godwinson? I understand that the Cnut connection is less proven. The exterior is impressive, the interior less so since it has been extensively enlarged and renovated over...More

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Holy Trinity Church is generally open from 9am each morning until 6pm each day for visitors. Opening times tend to be shorter in winter months however, when opening may be later in the morning and the Church closing before... More
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