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Address: Penny Street, Portsmouth PO1 2NJ, England
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+44 23 9237 8291

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Only open at limited times but fascinating history just back from the seafront. Worth a visit just to see the unique stained glass windows

Reviewed 1 week ago
David W
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7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only open at limited times but fascinating history just back from the seafront. Worth a visit just to see the unique stained glass windows

Thank David W
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

You cant explain the ambiance of a place like this, but you really should make time to visit. Its run by local volunteers who have a wealth of knowledge and don't mind sharing, but if you'd just like to look around, that's great too, you're left to your own devices!

Thank Tracy R
Chichester, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I found this little church fascinating - it is not always open but well worth a look around if you like architecture and history. Well cared for and lots of well displayed information.

Thank Louise S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

From Portsmouth, we've walked past several times, but today, on our Pokemon walk with my Daughter, we noticed the church was open, and free to enter. I was blown away with the beauty, the lady was very informative and told us it was now owned by national heritage and told us the history. Open Tuesday -sat until September I believe,... More 

Thank Pam B
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Yes a church but what fun little thing to find at the side of the sea front, full of history for a building so cute and small. Free admission but what you get for free is worth more then that you can see what the army did there to rebuild what they could and it's just beutiful.

Thank Ben B
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We unexpectedly visited the church today whilst on a walk with our children, having lived in Portsmouth most of my life I'd never visited before. It was really interesting to see inside which has lots to look at and lots of history to read about. The main think that made our experience superb was the volunteers on site who were... More 

Thank Brontehogg
Llanrhaeadr YC
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This is well worth visiting. Situated right by the seafront, on a lovely sunny day it is well worth taking a look.

Thank bev63will
St Albans, United Kingdom
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359 reviews
258 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Closed when we visited Portsmouth in March but opens up on 01 April.Historically interesting but not a huge amount to see. Picturesquely situated very close to the seeshore.

Thank Barry S
Tartu, Estonia
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266 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Parking off-season in Grand Parade. Motorists in the summer are best advised to avoid car parking hassles by using the park-and-ride scheme. The church is managed by English Heritage.

Thank Derettens
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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74 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

Close to where we were staying. Unable to go inside as it was closed but has a plaque outside to explain the history of the church

Thank Australian_Jess

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