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The Saxon Church, Bradford on Avon

10 Church Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LW, England
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Lovely place to see

The church is small but full of history. If you are in the area it is worth taking some time and... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Keren B
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London, United Kingdom
It is small but is a very good spot to visit. Founded ca. 700 AD but prob built in 10th or 11th century.

We were walking by around 5:00 PM and had a conversation about the Saxon Church. We asked him what... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
DonaldBr
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Greenville, South Carolina
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10 Church Street, Bradford-on-Avon BA15 1LW, England
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

The church is small but full of history. If you are in the area it is worth taking some time and looking around it. We went as a family and you probably need around half an hour.

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We were walking by around 5:00 PM and had a conversation about the Saxon Church. We asked him what hours it would be open the next day so we could see the inside. He said well I could open it now if you'd like. He...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Saxon church, near a newer church in Bradford on Avon. It would be helpful to have more info on the church inside.

Thank Joan D
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Wandered in whilst exploring Bradford on Avon - small church dating back to the year 709 apparently. Hard to imagine people going about their lives all those years ago. A stone carving on the East wall, carved in 2012, is situated above a piece of...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

A beautiful, interesting church in a stunning setting on the banks of the river Avon. It always helps when the sun shines on the honey coloured stone making it glow against the light green of the Spring leaves. A lot of work has been done...More

Thank Pam B
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

We found the church very interesting, so peaceful, easy access, a lovely little gem, make sure you pop over the river and visit it

Thank Janet F
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Small well maintained medieval church on the north bank of the Avon and sited just across the road from Holy Trinity Church, which is also well worth visiting. There is a footbridge over the river nearby that links with a pleasant garden on the south...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

A lot of work seems to have been done to tidy up this quaint, church. Simply decorated, it feels quite modern.

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Just to appreciate the age of this church it is worth a visit if you are in Bradford on Avon.We also visited the Norman ( I think it was Norman) church next door . GOrgeous setting .

Thank JanC377
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

A small old church near the centre of the town. Well maintained but not too much to see. Could do with a bit more free information on the history of the place.

Thank 5cruffy
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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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Yes ,but it's a small car park outside the library ,also a climb up to the church .chris
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