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St Bridget's Church Skenfrith

Skenfrith, Wales
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Pretty Little Church

A pretty little church with a very long history. Not a great deal to see, so ten minutes or so will... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
A beautiful church

A lovely looking building with church bells chiming every 15 minutes. The churchyard is well kept... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Ripon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

A pretty little church with a very long history. Not a great deal to see, so ten minutes or so will see you outside again.

Thank engineery
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A lovely looking building with church bells chiming every 15 minutes. The churchyard is well kept and the church itself if so quaint and lovely. Well worth a visit to see the Skenfirth Cope.

Thank Eric_and_Clare
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Must be one of the oldest Churches in the area dating back several centuries. Virtually next door to the castle ruin. Easy parking - well worth a visit

1  Thank MB6391
Reviewed 11 August 2016

There's are a couple of old box pews lurking in corners but the church looks well-used and well-loved. I liked the window over the altar.

1  Thank HuddersfieldNell
Reviewed 26 July 2016

There is plenty of history within St Bridget's Church, staring at the huge old door and continuing around the church itself. An interesting display lists the names of those engraved on the War Memorial at the roadside, together with personal information on the men who...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Set within a charming cluster of cottages this 800 year old rural church was originally built as both a physical and spiritual sanctuary - hence the castle like solid stone construction. Of particular note is the unusual squat timber belfry. The interior, devoid of the...More

2  Thank barkei46
Reviewed 30 March 2016

A peaceful atmosphere in this old church, with interesting artefacts including a Bishop's cope and interesting pulpit of St Bridget.

Thank Aint_Momma_Happy
Reviewed 19 October 2015

dating back in part to the early 13th Century. It is a border church so was built to be a place of refuge as well as a place to worship, hence the five feet thick walls and the dovecote roof where stores could be kept...More

Thank briztime
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Lovely medieval church next to Skenrith Castle. Its in a beautiful location and delightful to wander round for a quiet 15 mins. To be honest the exterior is more interesting than the interior but its well worth a visit

Thank Jonk1966
Reviewed 10 September 2015

St. Bridgets is a superb example of the Early English architectural style with it's earliest constructions built around 1207 in the reign of King John. There have been later additions during the 14th to 17th centuries but fortunately the Victorian 'improvements' that destroyed the soul...More

1  Thank Lee J
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