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The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon

10 Church Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LW, England
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For the History buffs

In the middle of Bradford-on-Avon this historic site is a little gem. It's old, small and well... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Joscelyn K
Beautiful Saxon Church

An architectural gem, in the middle of Bradford upon Avon. Remarkable survivor over 1000 years... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Worthing, United Kingdom
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10 Church Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LW, England
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

In the middle of Bradford-on-Avon this historic site is a little gem. It's old, small and well maintained. Adds to the charm of this wonderful village. Pop in and have a look.

Thank Joscelyn K
Reviewed 1 December 2017

An architectural gem, in the middle of Bradford upon Avon. Remarkable survivor over 1000 years old. Open every day

Thank Salvington
Reviewed 14 November 2017

This Anglo Saxon church was built shortly after it was given to Shaftsbury Abbey in 1001. There was a church on the site since 709. It may have held the relics of King Edward the Martyr. It was lost for many years, since it was...More

Thank Owenthomas
Reviewed 13 November 2017

I only saw the outside on my self guiding walk but just round the corner from the main Street is this very impressive Saxon church . Beautiful from the outside with still a lot Of Character and charm . Well worth a visit and maybe...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Whilst waiting for my wife during her extensive trawling of charity shops I found myself in the church. It's not big , but Just looking at the memorials of various conflicts around the world conducted over the last couple of centuries it was very sobering....More

Thank Reverendnoggin
Reviewed 6 November 2017

It is amazing to see that this church has been rebuilt and kept over 1.500 years; the community still uses it. The feeling inside it is wonderful, peaceful and reflexive.

Thank Carla S
Reviewed 5 November 2017

It was good to see it still being used as a church after 1000 years. A little more information about it's history through the ages would not have gone amiss.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 3 November 2017

A small building with information leaflet to guide you through the history. Great to see that services are still held here on selected dates throughout the year.

Thank marley0408
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We chanced upon this tiny church as we walked around the town. Well worth a 'pop in.' Take a look at the outside to get a feel for for what was once there as well as soak up the peace and quiet inside.

Thank Becs B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

I have been there before but never tire of seeing something so old. Its well maintained. A local gave us a great tip to walk aong the river to the medieval tithe barn which is great and has nice cafe and craft shops and playground

Thank Jill K
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Patti P
4 February 2018|
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Response from David K | Reviewed this property |
I used the train ,from Worthing to Bath where i stayed . I also used the train from Bath to Bradford Upon Avon , Wasn`t that dear to use (can`t remember the precise price thou) I also walked from Bradford to Avon Cliff Stn... More
Geoff L
25 May 2016|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
Yes ,but it's a small car park outside the library ,also a climb up to the church .chris