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Little gem hidden out of sight

St.Chad 's church is set back off the main street almost hidden from view opposite the Swan Hotel... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
eccydoves
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Stafford, United Kingdom
A Real Hidden Gem

This is a small but very interesting active church, obviously well loved by the congregants who... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Graham C
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St.Chad 's church is set back off the main street almost hidden from view opposite the Swan Hotel. I went with a group of ladies and we had a guided tour and learnt all about the changes which had happened over the many years.

Thank eccydoves
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This is a small but very interesting active church, obviously well loved by the congregants who guide you round. It is the oldest building in Stafford dating back to the Normans and that architecture is clearly visible inside. There are also some fascinating carvings which...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Lived in Stafford for years , only recently popped in, as not religious at all but had something on and wow what a beautiful little church this is.The interior far exceeds the exterior location. A bit of a tardis moment!. Really beautiful stained class windows,...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This stunning Church is one of the most quiet and peaceful I’ve ever been in. I wanted never to leave, and felt silenced by its atmosphere. I could imagine people singing Gregorian chant, singing etc. The organ sounds so resonant, loud, fills the entire church.

Thank Sam_Seal
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We were fascinated to learn the wonderful ancient carvings were rediscovered so recently. It was interesting to see how this church has evolved and been saved since its creation in the 12th century. The docents showing us around were devout and delightful.

1  Thank driggestad
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We visited St Chad's Church, on a quiet Tuesday morning. In the centre of Stafford St Chad's is a Grade II listed Anglican Church and apparently the oldest building in Stafford. St Chad died in 672, was the first Bishop of Lichfield. The church was...More

1  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This really old church is full of incredible carvings. Well worth a visit as it is very unusual. We were lucky enough to be in Stafford when they had an open day with a guided tour.

2  Thank livinlight
Reviewed 7 October 2017

St. Chad's is a beautiful historic church, I believe it's Stafford's Oldest. My Grandparents got married here. It's a beautiful building on the high street.

1  Thank Skye C
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I was just passing St chads in the middle of Stafford when I saw a notice outside saying it was open and actually went in to get out of the rain. I was amazed to discover it wasn't just a Victorian chapel but it was...More

Thank Reflectorgo
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

A very friendly man gave us a spontaneous tour of the church. Very interesting to hear about the different carvings and era's the church was built, restored, added to. Its a small church, but lovely. Definitely worth having a look.

1  Thank Patricia V
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