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The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon

10 Church Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LW, England
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If you are visiting Bradford on Avon - here is a gem!

The Saxon Church of St. Lawrence in Bradford on Avon is a lttle gem. It is remarkably intact... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2013
BoABeauBear
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Bath, United Kingdom
Quiet space.

This little church is really worth a visit and is such a lovely quiet space. There is a paved and... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2013
Jeanette Ann R
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 Church Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LW, England
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Reviewed 7 October 2013

The Saxon Church of St. Lawrence in Bradford on Avon is a lttle gem. It is remarkably intact considering it was (supposedly) originally founded in the 8th century by Bishop Aldhelm of Sherborne. He was canonized after his death and the Saints' bones were later...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2013

This little church is really worth a visit and is such a lovely quiet space. There is a paved and grassed area at the back and a small area to the front,

1  Thank Jeanette Ann R
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Reviewed 2 October 2013

A lovely well preserved little church, very easy to find. Just over the footbridge behind the tourist information. Very cosy and peaceful.

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Reviewed 27 September 2013

A tiny very old church. Unusually, it has not been incorporated into the later church which is nearby. Some very old carving on the altar.

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Reviewed 26 September 2013

If you know something about church architecture, be sure to stop here and get the sense of how they built churches way before any modern construction techniques were invented.

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Reviewed 20 September 2013

This ancient church is said to date from the eighth century although there have been considerable changes since then. It is charming building that is still used for worship and should be visited if you are in Bradford on Avon. The building is tall and...More

Thank SergeLourie
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Patti P
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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
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Geoff L
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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
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