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One of the oldest churches in the area.

A very pretty and historical place. Lots of churches in this area but this is a pretty one and very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hilary D
Adelaide, Australia
Beautiful stained glass windows

This church has some great architecture and looks stunning from the outside. Inside the church has... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
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Alresford Road | Itchen Stoke, Winchester SO24 0QU, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very pretty and historical place. Lots of churches in this area but this is a pretty one and very peaceful.

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This church has some great architecture and looks stunning from the outside. Inside the church has some beautiful stained glass windows. Located on Alresford Road, Itchen Stoke.

1  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Came here to remember people who are no longer with us and to reflect. Church was built in 1866 and has great architecture. Quiet inside. Located on Alresford Road in Winchester.

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

I wouldn't recommend this church to anyone. If you have any issues forget even asking. Never have I come across so many judgemental people under one roof. It's really sad as a church is supposed to be welcoming and friendly - not this one!More

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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Mary's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2017

Oh dear, it sounds like you had a terrible experience! I've very sorry to hear that. I wonder if you may have our church mixed up with another St Mary's? Ours is a stunning little church open as a visitor attraction and place of quiet...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Really beautiful and atmospheric church with equally beautiful grounds. In full bloom at the moment and looks gorgeous in the sunshine. Very well looked after.

1  Thank SarahNRaJ
Reviewed 3 April 2017

...whilst walking in the Itchen Valley. This is a beautiful Victorian interpretation of French Gothic in the unlikely surroundings of a small Hampshire village. Worth pausing if nearby to appreciate its idiosyncratic beauty - both inside and out.

1  Thank Swetrat
Reviewed 15 January 2017

I was drawn to this church firstly by the village name, Itchen Stoke, which made me chuckle, sounds like something out of a Harry Potter movie. The church itself is quite beautiful. Easily seen from the road. I parked in the road opposite and walked...More

1  Thank carol g
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The B3047 is a lovely road that follows the line of the River Itchen passing through wonderfully named Hampshire villages such as Abbots Worthy, Martyr Worthy, Itchen Abbas and Itchen Stoke. It was passing through the last of these that I did a double take...More

1  Thank The_Running_Tenor
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Although this is not a church with regular services it is worth a visit. No electricity and a roof with different designs on each side. Redundant churches look after it but do leave a little in the box and take a history leaflet.

1  Thank Gillian G G
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Driving past and decided to stop. About as perfect as a small old church can get. Beautiful stained glass and pews. Walk round and see the back of church

1  Thank Damicowhite
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