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St Mary's Church

| The Rectory, Speldhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 0PD, England
+44 1892 861187
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Morris & Co glass

We looked at this church because we wanted to see the wonderful collection of Morris & Co glass in... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
mjc404
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Derby, United Kingdom
Lovely old church

I stopped here by chance to have a look inside, I just like old churches which have a familytree... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2016
Wendy H
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Gosport, United Kingdom
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18 Jul 2017
“Morris & Co glass”
14 Sep 2016
“Lovely old church”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| The Rectory, Speldhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 0PD, England
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+44 1892 861187
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

We looked at this church because we wanted to see the wonderful collection of Morris & Co glass in the windows. We were not disappointed because all the windows are stunning, especially if you are fond of the Morris & Co style. Otherwise, it is...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I stopped here by chance to have a look inside, I just like old churches which have a familytree connection. Didn't realize there would be guided tours for Heritage Open days, but didn't tag along as they were half way through but spoke to a...More

Thank Wendy H
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Reviewed 21 July 2016

The community of Speldhurst and the church, in particular, help to make this one of the most sought after villages in Kent. There are lots of varied services with wholeness and healing, should you want it. I really love the welcoming atmosphere and people who...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

St Mary's is the C of E church for the village of Speldhurst and has an association with the local primary school. It has an interesting history, having been burned down, pulled down, and rebuilt several times. If you want to visit it's best to...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 22 September 2015

I'm a fan of Pre-Raphaelite work in general, and craftsmanship in churches in particular. The influence of William Morris in the beautiful stained glass windows by Burne Jones shows to its full effect. As a whole, the Church is perhaps not as dramatic as the...More

Thank MedEngland
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Reviewed 28 May 2015

If you are interested in Pre-Raphaelite craftsmanship, then St Mary’s Speldhurst is a must if you visit West Kent. When this little parish church was rebuilt towards the end of the 19th century, 10 stained glass windows designed by Edward Burne-Jones were commissioned from Morris...More

Thank MrAndrewHaynes
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