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Immediately adjacent to Skenfrith Castle

Immediately adjacent to Skenfrith Castle is this pretty church with large buttress support and an... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Kevin S
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Gorgeous unusual church

A part-wooden towered Church with many interesting artefacts inside. Some wall paintings... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Clivel_98
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

Immediately adjacent to Skenfrith Castle is this pretty church with large buttress support and an unusual square wooden clock tower. It is an impressive sight and the interior is similarly interesting. The structure dates from the 13th century and is usually open and free to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

A part-wooden towered Church with many interesting artefacts inside. Some wall paintings, including two large panels covering the Ten Commandments to either side of the main medieval stained glass window. The columns and arches holding up the roof (a renovated barrel roof) are quite noticeable...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 11 November 2017

We stumbled across this beautiful church when we stopped at The Bell of Skenfrith more or less opposite, desperately in need of lunch. We were actually on our way to White Castle. After we'd eaten and were exploring the castle ruins, we heard the church...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Anne L
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A unique historical church in a beautiful Welsh border village situated right next to the castle ruins and River Monnow. Contains an example of a 500 year old medieval embroided cope (cape).

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Kitalon
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A pretty little church with a very long history. Not a great deal to see, so ten minutes or so will see you outside again.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank engineery
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A lovely looking building with church bells chiming every 15 minutes. The churchyard is well kept and the church itself if so quaint and lovely. Well worth a visit to see the Skenfirth Cope.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Eric_and_Clare
Reviewed 11 August 2016

There's are a couple of old box pews lurking in corners but the church looks well-used and well-loved. I liked the window over the altar.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank HuddersfieldNell
Reviewed 26 July 2016

There is plenty of history within St Bridget's Church, staring at the huge old door and continuing around the church itself. An interesting display lists the names of those engraved on the War Memorial at the roadside, together with personal information on the men who...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank David R
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Set within a charming cluster of cottages this 800 year old rural church was originally built as both a physical and spiritual sanctuary - hence the castle like solid stone construction. Of particular note is the unusual squat timber belfry. The interior, devoid of the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank barkei46
Reviewed 30 March 2016

A peaceful atmosphere in this old church, with interesting artefacts including a Bishop's cope and interesting pulpit of St Bridget.

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Aint_Momma_Happy
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