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St Mary The Virgin Church

Church Yard, Ashford TN23 1QG, England
+44 1233 620672
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A great leveller

This is a lovely old church in the middle of a bustling town and with some very interesting... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
grandma648
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London, United Kingdom
Visit the graveyard. Some interesting tombstones

A very lovely and peaceful church a few steps from the high street. Do look around the graveyard as... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
shamwo
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Church Yard, Ashford TN23 1QG, England
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a lovely old church in the middle of a bustling town and with some very interesting gravestones. It has peace and tranqility and a lovely place to reflect on life and its meanings. Its just a lovely old place full of memories and...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

A very lovely and peaceful church a few steps from the high street. Do look around the graveyard as there are some very interesting and endearing tombstones

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

What a revelation ! Saw a great music gig there (David Live - a Bowie tribute act). Well-organised, very informal, great acoustics - will definitely come again !

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Damn the cunning on the native Ashford folk. I have visited many times and had no idea it had a hidden oldy worldy square with a museum and beautiful church. It's cunningly tucked away discreetly behind the high street so none of us out of...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

The building retains its quiet dignity after Sunday service, and on this occasion a string quartet played brilliantly for an hour, using the pleasant setting and marvellous acoustics of the Revelation performance area. Intense concentration on quartets by Haydn and Schumann pleased a small but...More

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

A beautiful church we visit regularly. The building is very old, but full of memories and peace. It is very quiet inside and I always feel so good at the end of the year when decorations are up to bring a visit. The tower is...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Never went in but sure it great like the outside, good looking building, Tower is the best feature. Do go past it in my time in Ashford. I look from distance and know I close to town centre.

Thank AdamBurt
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

A beautiful Parish Church, I attended Christmas and Rememberance Sunday services at St Mary as a 1st Ruckinge Girl Guide. I always remember how beautiful the church was decorated and how many people packed into the church.

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

Others have said how attractive the church is, inside and out. It is. And harmonises perfectly with the other smaller buildings in the compact close. It is free of the noises and most of the smells of the 2010. Like other old churches it has...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

this church is very old and it very interesting inside. It was nice to walk around and see the older part of the church

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