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St. Peter's Church

Parham Harbor | Parham, Antigua
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St. Peter's Anglican Church, Parham, Antigua

An architectural masterpiece in the tiny town of Parham, featuring a ribbed wooden ceiling and... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Bob H
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Mississauga, Canada
Startling roof

This ancient church is in need of attention - so go along and have a look and please pop some money... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
Flombergasp
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Thetford, United Kingdom
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An architectural masterpiece in the tiny town of Parham, featuring a ribbed wooden ceiling and stucco walls.
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"oldest town"
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"wooden ceiling"
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

An architectural masterpiece in the tiny town of Parham, featuring a ribbed wooden ceiling and stucco walls. The roof is reputed to be the framework of a slave ship. It was built by craftsmen who knew how to build a boat - and there's probably...More

1  Thank Bob H
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

This ancient church is in need of attention - so go along and have a look and please pop some money in the restoration box. Since returning home we've looked it up on-line and can't find any concrete reference to the roof being the framework...More

1  Thank Flombergasp
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

If you have a car, this church is worth a visit. It has several unusual features of which I found the most notable to be the interior treatment of the roof.

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Reviewed 26 February 2014

we got married here :) beautiful church, beautiful people, excellent neighborhood. Worth seeing on your next trip

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Reviewed 11 February 2014

We were staying at theVerandah Hotel. We drove our rental car into St. John's and on the way back took a road up to the coast to see the church. I am not sure what road we took-signs are not frequent in Antigua-but we shared...More

1  Thank Ann W
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

We found this church via a rental car from St John’s port and it’s a shame that it isn’t promoted more for tourists. Parham is the oldest town in the country (established in 1632) and very much off the beaten path - near the Harbour...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2012

This church is one of my favorite places on the island. The wooden ceiling is like nothing you've seen before -- stunningly beautiful and you can get some amazing photos. Parham is definitely off the beaten path and we didn't see any other tourists when...More

1  Thank Celia D
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