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St Lawrence Parish Church

Undercliff Drive | St Lawrence, Ventnor, England
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A church with fascinating features

I came across this church while walking along the road from Ventnor to St Lawrence village, and was... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Roderick T
Witney, United Kingdom

A very peaceful church, the hub of the best kept village on the Island. Walkers will be pleased to... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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15 Aug 2017
“A church with fascinating features”
10 Apr 2017
Undercliff Drive | St Lawrence, Ventnor, England
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I came across this church while walking along the road from Ventnor to St Lawrence village, and was intrigued by the bellcote on the roof, housing three pairs of bells, with two more below. These are not hung for change ringing (one of my activities),...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A very peaceful church, the hub of the best kept village on the Island. Walkers will be pleased to find refreshments here for a donation.

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Reviewed 20 February 2016

lovely Victorian church with an interesting carillon. Welcoming church with an excellent priest in charge

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Parish Church built when the Victorians discovered St Lawrence, designed by Gilbert Scott (Houses of Parliament). Wonderful windows by Morris, Ford Madox Brown, Burne-Jones. A peaceful church yard for a rest from the coastal walk. Easy to find on the quiet main road and a...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

This church is a must as there is a particularly interesting stained glass panel. You can illuminate the panel by holding down a switch to really show off the fine workmanship.

1  Thank Colin S
Reviewed 1 August 2014

really interesting Victorian stained glass - William Morris, Burne-Jones, Ford Madox Brown - and a cold dronk on a hot day

1  Thank TMJ81
Reviewed 30 October 2013

My friends and I visit IOW evry year and usually attend St Lawrence parish church for the Sunday communion service. The congregation are always really friendly and welcoming. It's worth going round the back of the buidling for coffee after church because the biscuits and...More

2  Thank JULIE A
Reviewed 20 April 2013

Hope this is the right church ,it has beautiful stained glass windows by The Pre Raphaelites William Morris /Burne Jones

2  Thank beaam
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We were stunned b y the sheer beauty of this church and we were lucky enough to have the sun streaming through the windows lighting all the windows up. A bit difficult to park on the road but the effort was more than worth it.

1  Thank lynden33
Reviewed 19 February 2013

I am grateful to the parishioners of St Lawrence in Victorian times for building a new church when they outgrew the old one, and for saving the Old Church. I am also grateful to the vicar and parishioners in the early nineteen-seventies for launching a...More

1  Thank Maggie N
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