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Full of history and interest

Sir Thomas More's head lies in a vault beneath the Roper Chapel within this church. The Church was... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Peter L
Ramsgate, United Kingdom

This church is very old and is the final rising place of Sir Thomas More's head, brought back from... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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6 Nov 2018
“Full of history and interest”
26 Oct 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Sir Thomas More's head lies in a vault beneath the Roper Chapel within this church. The Church was founded by Archbishop Lanfranc at the end of the 11th century. St.Dunstan's is situated at the entrance to the city on London Road. There is so much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter L
Reviewed 27 October 2018

This church is very old and is the final rising place of Sir Thomas More's head, brought back from London by Anne Roper. Apparently, it was rescued from a spike off London Bridge, following his execution. Of course, it is not on view, but the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is a wonderful place full of history and the volunteers 5 Stars so full of the History of the wonderful church, just a short work outside the city wall in Canterbury

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jan P
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Friendly people. Church service is family friendly. Understanding with people who are unwell and kind to one another after the service can go into the hall and have coffe and tea and biscuits and give just a donation. I have not gone to church before...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank LynR94
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Thomas Moore was not executed in the cathedral - that was a different Thomas. Moore was executed on Tower Hill in London.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank MaryAnnH66
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I used to work at Roper House RNID home across the road from this church many years ago and was able to see it opposite. The church is over one thousand years old, it is famous for its lnks with the Thomas Moore family, I...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I visited the church because it supposedly houses the head of the English writer and martyr, Sir Thomas More. It is a quiet and peaceful place with lovely stained glass.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank April A
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This church is just around the corner from my house and it is very beautiful to look at from the outside and the inside. The place is very nice and peaceful. The bus stop is right out the church to get into town as well...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

Beautiful well kept church which is over 1000 years old. Well worth a visit inside and outside if your interested in the cemetery stones

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Roz1998
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Never got a chance to explore inside, this church looks great from the outside. Set in large church yard north west from Canterbury town center. Located by the busy part of town offers nice and quiet space for tourists and worshipers.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank endrju_74
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