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An interesting little church

Easy to overlook because of the attracting of its neighbour Stokesay Castle, but this is an... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
York, United Kingdom

lovely historical church tucked away in the Countryside . worth visting before you head on to... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Easy to overlook because of the attracting of its neighbour Stokesay Castle, but this is an interesting little church. It has post-Reformation wall paintings with texts and an eleborate pew for the local gentry.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pjg3
Reviewed 30 July 2018

lovely historical church tucked away in the Countryside . worth visting before you head on to the English heritage

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wongangela50
Reviewed 25 July 2018

What a lovely church. Overlooked by the Yews and resident Hollies and steeped in the energies of the place and the times gone before with old and new mingling in the graveyard outside.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chrissie K
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Nestling by the side of Stokesay Castle this little gem of a church is well worth visiting. Pretty stained glass windows and lots of biblical inscriptions on the walls. Was very peaceful and set in a lovely area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Janet H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Built some time after 1068 and established by 1150, it was partially destroyed during the Civil War by Roundheads. Surprisingly it was re-built during the Commonwealth and remains as a good example of a 17thC church with its box pews. We also enjoyed the stained...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rex06
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The church is small and friendly and an ideal location for a wedding, the inside is well maintained but the grounds outside are small

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Being local, I've been to Stokesay Church on many occasions. It's a small church and churchyard right next to Stokesay Castle. If you're visiting the castle, spend a few minutes having a look at the church too. Follow the brown sign from the A49 just...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank youkillemwechillem
Reviewed 30 July 2016

An interesting little church.The box pews are beautiful and they have a full peel of bells.I would love to be there when they are ringing.It seems to be well used and very well looked after

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Jane H
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This small church (chapel) stands just outside the grounds of Stokesay Castle, itself a builing within the provenance of English Heritage. The church has all the memorials usual in such a place, immortalising those who both worked and worshipped in the area aeons ago. Of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We went to Stokesay Castle and were advised to pop into the church, so glad we did as it was so peaceful and had a number of interesting features.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank SJG231
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