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“Very interesting Church”
Review of Cottle Church

Ranked #8 of 53 things to do in Nevis
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Owner description: See the ruins of this church, otherwise known as St. Mark’s Chapel of Ease. Slaves and free men could once worship here together.
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Visited while doing the Nevis heritage trail. Alot of history attached and worth a read as well as a visit.

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

As you travel round Nevis you will see dozens of churches that have survived for 3 and 4 hundred years. This is the first church to hold integrated services. A trail blazer for its day. I speculate that it's current state of being is a hard reflection of the absolute rejection It received in the beginning. Once the builder died it slowly faded into disrepair. There is a reverant raw beauty to this place and a strong reminder that those who trailblaze in forward thinking always pay the highest price initially . I am thankful to reap some of the rewards of that steep price paid.

Thank LRB088
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is a site on the Nevis heritage trail. Almost like a ruined church in England (except for the weather!). Very interesting story behind this building and well presented too. Definitely worth a look.

Thank John W
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Simply walking through the wooden gate onto the grounds, you know this is a special place. There are lots of plantation ruins around the island, some beautifully recaptured (Golden Rock) and some just standing alone.

The Cottle Church, though, is reminiscent of abbey ruins of England. Originally the church on a plantation, it became historic as the first place that African slaves could worship in the same church as the whites. A beautifully situated memorial to a forward-thinking plantation owner. A wooden gazebo off the side has some historical information explaining the history of the plantation and the church.

This is a place to take the truly unforgettable vacation pictures of the family.

Thank davebob123
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Stopped here on a tour of the island. It is a beautiful, lovely and peaceful place. Great photos and overall fantastic place to take in a quiet moment. Worth a visit.

Thank loribob67
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