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Very special ancient church.

Remarkable old timbers make this church very special. Although changed over the centuries part is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hilary D
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Epping, United Kingdom
Wet afternoon drive

Took a spin out and kids had a great looking at history of church. Step back I. Time 1000 years... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cannyj
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52 Epping Road, Ongar CM5 9SQ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Remarkable old timbers make this church very special. Although changed over the centuries part is probably the oldest wooden church in the world and a few years back it appeared on the British postage stamps. The location is peaceful and rural. Rather appropriately it also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not the oldest wooden church in the World or Europe as it's been altereted and there are only some parts of wood remained , the oldest ones are situated in Maramures , Romania as part of the UNESCO heritage , 100% made from...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a spin out and kids had a great looking at history of church. Step back I. Time 1000 years. Looking at stein glass and carvings very interesting. The kids had a exercise book and enjoy hunting out clues.

Thank Cannyj
Reviewed 5 August 2018

An amazing visit here on an beautiful Wednesday afternoon (recommended/hosted by the husband of a niece who had two brothers confirmed here). Tucked into a quiet spot out in the country, no other visitors when we there, just open to all. Beautiful little place, you...More

Thank AggieJoe79
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I visited this Church this week, with my family. We walked across the field from Ongar and it took about twenty minutes. Greensted Church is the oldest wooden Church in the world. It is most interesting inside and has a wooden beamed roof and many...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 20 May 2018

A very famous old, wooden church in a surprisingly quiet location. Inside it's ornate and peaceful and we were lucky to be alone, in between two groups of people so could appreciate it on our own. Old crusader grave in the churchyard.

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We fancied going out somewhere local on Sunday afternoon, and my wife found this interesting Essex church, which dates back about 1300 years to the Saxon period. The name 'Essex' is actually a Saxon derivation of 'East Saxons'! The church is properly called St. Andrew's...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

What a peaceful place this is. The church is quaint and still so authentic. The building is so well kept and the surroundings are beautiful - this is a somewhere you would want to be for quiet reflection.

Thank Kiaora58
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is a little piece of medieval England, built in the style of, and probably dating from Saxon times . Bring predominantly built of timber, God alone knows how often it has been rebuilt over the centuries. To approach or enter it ,is to step...More

Thank Thereaper2808
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This is my go to place for solitude and serenity. Immerse yourself in history and imagine pre conquest craftsmen working on the wooden walls hewn from oak from the great forest of east Anglia. If that wasn't enough there is a crusaders grave by the...More

Thank Sean S
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