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Staunton Harold Church

| Staunton Harold Estate, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, England
+44 1332 863822
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A very small church on the estate and until quite recently the only national trust property in... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Alison23lufbra
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Wonderful 17th Century Church

When we visited the Staunton Harold Church wasn’t really expecting much but the knowledge and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
PompeyMatt
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
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“gothic style” (2 reviews)
“holy trinity” (2 reviews)
“garden centre” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Staunton Harold Estate, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, England
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A very small church on the estate and until quite recently the only national trust property in Leics.. I wouldn’t say it’s worth making a big journey for but there are other things on the Staunton Harrold estate so can combine with that . Check...More

Thank Alison23lufbra
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

When we visited the Staunton Harold Church wasn’t really expecting much but the knowledge and passion shown by the National Trust volunteer made the visit really enjoyable, with lots of history and stories provided. Thank you

Thank PompeyMatt
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This rare 17th century church built by Robert Shirley in the gothic style to snub the Cromwellian authorities who were of the puritan persuasion is ideally sited between a lake and a stately home. Picture perfect it is owned by the National Trust . The...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We attempted a visit to this church on two occasions; the first made us aware of opening hour restrictions such that we were suitably informed for our second visit however, the church was well and truly locked upon our second attempt that was definitely within...More

Thank cehvj
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

The whole of Staunton Harold Estate is superb, but standing in pride of place is the magnificent Church of the Holy Trinity (Father, Son and Holy Spirit). This church, built in the 17th Century and designed by a young architect who died when aged 29...More

Thank jrdo5959
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

What a beautiful church. So pretty and unspoilt. Wonderful painted ceiling, the first I have ever seen like this and the guide was a mind of information. The history was amazing and the setting, well it was a beautiful sunny day when we visited so...More

Thank Carol M
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I have wanted to visit this church for a long time and was not disappointed. It is all of a piece, with original box pews and hat pegs, a most unusual ceiling painting showing the progression from chaos to light and a very interesting story....More

Thank Clare A
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

really enjoyed my visit to the church ,the lady tour guide was very good explaining the history & the views are amazing will deffinatly visit again

Thank jagz370
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

I had two French visitors staying with me and decided to take them to lunch at Staunton Harold. By chance saw the church advertised and meandered along the footpath, at the side of the beautiful lake, to the ornate, heavy door of the church. On...More

Thank Sandra P
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is an interesting historic church on the Staunton Harrold estate just next to the lake. It is very small but has some nice features-check opens times carefully as not open all the time.

Thank Alison23lufbra
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