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Address: Hever Road, Hever TN8 7NH, England
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Unexpected treasure

My daughter and I found this church after a visit of Hever Castle grounds. We had no idea of its existence but were excited to learn that the Boleyn family worshipped here... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I found this church after a visit of Hever Castle grounds. We had no idea of its existence but were excited to learn that the Boleyn family worshipped here. Thomas Bullen (Boleyn), father of Anne, is entombed here. So glad we visited.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

While hoards of visitors are visiting Hever Manor, do walk past the gates on to the little road outside and visit this ancient treasure. This church is the burial place of Sir Thomas Boleyn father of the famous Anne Boleyn. It has also been on the site since anglo-saxon times and has a uniquely rich history of its own, waiting... More 

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Thank Madeeha T
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We visited the church on our way back to the hotel. The church is very old, with several different reconstructions. The best part was seeing Thomas Boleyn's tomb (father of Anne) and all the wonderful brasses.

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Thank 251SJW
Margate, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We found this on the way back to the car having visited Hever Castle. We had no idea about it but so glad we visited, it ended a beautiful day out. I love the stained glass window. There is quite a history here, it was also the Boleyns family church.So worth a visit, please make a donation before you leave.... More 

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Thank marsden286
east yorkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We went to visit the tomb of Thomas Boleyn. One lucky member of the family who escaped Henry VIII wrath and died of natural causes.

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Thank popupboilie
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

No many opportunities in life to see an ancient tomb kept in such a magnificent state. Makes a day complete after visiting the castle

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Thank M A
Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Popped in after touring Hever Castle (easy walking distance). Sir Thomas Boleyn, father-in-law of Henry VIII, is buried inside this 750-year-old church. A perfect place to contemplate this family's place in English history.

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Thank QRooBound
Winscombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Original church and it felt like it. Loved the visit and found the headstones quite mind blowing. Wonderful that all this has been persevered over this long time. Makes you think about the pace of life today and all this has been there for such a long time , used and enjoyed.

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Thank MacinSomerset
London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Place full with character with his period cemetery. Can't vouch for the interior as it was an impromptu drone session. Didnt get to visit the church but it is worth taking a walk around, stop at the pub see the cemetery

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Thank Jimmy J
Wanaka, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

If going to Hever do not leave without first opening the door and see where Anne Boleyns father is buried. A very special, peaceful Church and so interesting

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