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Address: St John's Street, Chichester, England

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amazing church

This is one of the most beautiful churches in this area, rosewood interior with a raised balcony and pulpit. A great place to pray!!

Reviewed 26 October 2015
JOANNE W
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is a place history and of holy presence such as its amazing structure inside and outside and its open during the week and has evening services.

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Thank Ed E
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

This is a nice Victorian evangelical Church of England chapel, it is peaceful and unspoilt situated in the centre of Chichester. However, having of a rather puritan reformed background the chapel has a rather cold and empty feel and rather lacks atmosphere.

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Thank Peter J
Redhill, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

Visiting Chichester we decided the follow the city trail path the goes all around the town. One of the highlighted places was the St John's chapel so we gave it a go. We started looking for it and we ended up at St Pancras. Then we kep wandering around and we eventually found a sign "St John's Church". Once we... More 

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1 Thank Resiak85
Chichester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is one of the most beautiful churches in this area, rosewood interior with a raised balcony and pulpit. A great place to pray!!

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Thank JOANNE W
Droitwich, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

A beautiful Georgian Chapel - unspoiled by progress. A real gem. Thank God that it is in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

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Thank Michael H
Emsworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2014

This plain, unadorned Georgian Chapel is only a few yards away from the bustling City Centre shops. Yet I wonder how many people who visit, live or work in Chichester are even aware of its existence. It is a redundant church but to me possesses an intense sense of spirituality. Do seek out this building and sit for a while... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 October 2014

I only found it from the sign in Market Street. It is worth a look. There was no one inside so was very peaceful. It reminded me of a Quaker meeting house than an English chapel. There is a picture supposedly of the organ which was wierd. Interesting balcony.

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1 Thank Dorsetbruce
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 June 2014

It is all too easy to pass by St John's because the exterior is not very inviting. However, once those who venture inside are in for a treat. It may be small, but it is well worth a visit.

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1 Thank Frank S
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

We wanted to visit this Chapel/Church and it took us ages to find it. On some maps it is labelled Church on others it is labelled Chapel. Well what a find when you do find it. A bit eerie and love the picture of the false organ at the top. Very quiet and peaceful place to go.

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Thank TomandJane
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 October 2013

I have visited Chichester on day trips for many years and have only recently heard about this chapel from Trip Advisor. It is definitely worth visiting this chapel. It is a time capsule and a lovely place to relax from the busy streets and yet only minutes away. The box pews and the lectern (?) are really interesting and I... More 

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