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Charles II woz here

Did you know that Charles II married Catherine of Braganza here? That there are stained glass... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sforty4218
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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This is a small but amazing church with so much history within it. It is worth visiting. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Venmev
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did you know that Charles II married Catherine of Braganza here? That there are stained glass windows to Eighth Army, the Gunners and the British Army among others? Thanks to the knowledgeable lady who told us all about it, we do now!

Thank sforty4218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small but amazing church with so much history within it. It is worth visiting. The stained glass alone is brilliant.

Thank Venmev
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely small church ruins and chapel. Great to see the place manned by volunteers. Very welcoming and clean lots to see in such a small place

Thank Luke P
Reviewed 13 June 2018

A quaint little church not far for the tourist attractions of Portsmouth. An easy walk to visit and one is greeted warmly by the staff in attendance, with all questions answered, should one be interested in the history of this little place, which dates back...More

Thank anne m
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Visited the church and was greeted by two wonderful guides who knew so much and took time to give you the history Thank you

Thank Jee4646
Reviewed 31 May 2018

A lovely structure situated in the Old Town, but opening times need to be checked. It is a beautiful little Church which has a lot of history within it. Friendly and helpful volunteer guides happily recount the history as well as explaining the stories behind...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We happened on this during our walk along the seawall. It was mostly destroyed during WWII and walking thru the ruin as well as visiting what was preserved was great. The volunteers were extremely helpful. If you visit, please put a few pounds in the...More

Thank George W
Reviewed 25 April 2018

What a lovely , peaceful place this is! Small but packed with so much history which the friendly people in there will always stop and tell you about.

Thank sandie d
Reviewed 15 April 2018

excellent volunteers, very very knowledgeable, made our visit very worthwhile. the ambiance and the stained glass windows very thought provoking, the history and the result of the luftwaffe raid well documented

Thank pompey46
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

In the days when the army was ferried about by the Navy it was necessary that large numbers of soldiers had temporary billets with access to a hospital etc. The ruined church here is all that is left and one can imagine the temporary barrack...More

Thank David M
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Leonila
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Yes, the church is still in regular use by the military, making it the oldest garrison chapel in the world.
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