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Well worth a visit

A really wonderful building, truly atmospheric; a great contrast to its neighbour, the... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
Filisur
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UK
Carol service

Have enjoyed the chrismas carol service that is held every year just before Christmas on a Saturday... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2017
Josephinewilkinson24
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Trimley St. Martin, United Kingdom
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22 Jun 2018
“Well worth a visit”
23 Dec 2017
“Carol service”
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Kill two birds with one stone see this and the Willis building at the same time, they are next to each other. Worth a look but not sure I would add it to a bucket list. I didn't go in because the gates were locked...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

A really wonderful building, truly atmospheric; a great contrast to its neighbour, the glass-plated Willis building!

Thank Filisur
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Have enjoyed the chrismas carol service that is held every year just before Christmas on a Saturday night. This is lead by the people that either read or sing something that they think is aproiate .

Thank Josephinewilkinson24
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

This fine example of architecture is open to the public during the summer months on Thursdays and Saturdays 12-4pm. The building is beautiful and when I entered a very friendly woman gave me a brief history lesson which was very interesting. This is an example...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2017

The Unitarian Meeting House dates from 1699 and is a Grade I listed building. As one of the finest remaining meeting houses in the land it is well worth a visit. Some of its land and graves were lost in a road widening scheme. Other...More

Thank DavidEBelton
Reviewed December 7, 2016

What a stunning building. Had the pleasure of seeing our friends get married here and must say it was a lovely experience. From the outside you would never guess how traditional the interior is - well worth a look!

Thank Justine S
Reviewed September 10, 2016

We visited today, the building is an architectural gem on the outside, but once within those doors you are transformed back to the 1700's when the building was built. It has original pulpit, and carvings, and the atmosphere is amazing. High backed pews and a...More

Thank Frances S
Reviewed August 25, 2016

In the heart of a busy town is this little oasis of tranquility and history. This building dates back to the days when people sought to find their own ways of worshiping God. Both architechturally and historically a treasured gem of this town.

Thank Heather R
Reviewed June 3, 2016

An interesting building worth a visit,n not very large but full of history and character,might be hard to walk around should you have a disability but you should still try and take a peek

Thank margarethall8
Reviewed April 22, 2016

This building is an insight into early freedom (or lack of) of religious activity, complete with watch windows and multiple exits to "escape" quickly. Because it's history is so fascinating, it's really best to go when they are running their short guided tours; but you'll...More

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