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Restoration in progress

For a long time the outside has been looking for a make over and its Georgian exterior became... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2016
R N
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Fascinating and imposing church in centre of Georgian town.

Visited during the Dorset Architectural Heritage Week and took part in a very interesting tour... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2015
olit06
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 2, 2016

For a long time the outside has been looking for a make over and its Georgian exterior became eroded and sorry for itself. Soon it will dominate the Market place. That area is not unlike Devises and Sir John Betjamin rated it very highly

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank R N
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Visited during the Dorset Architectural Heritage Week and took part in a very interesting tour covering the church's history following the fire in Blandford of 1731. The building is currently about to undergo some overdue restoration work and it is a fascinating place. Church volunteers...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 13, 2015

What pleasure to get into your magnificent church today. I have often walked round the outside, in the hope of finding it open, but never an open door or information as to when I might be able to enter. I wish you all good fortune...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 11, 2015

Georgian splendour overlaid with Victorian extravagance, huge under-budgeting and English weather will keep this magnificent building a target for upkeep projects for decades to come. But its worth it. The archivist regales you of tales of the Great Fire, the fantastic public response, human and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

This church was largely rebuilt after the devastating fire of 1731 when some of the pre-fire stones were re-used and can still be seen at the base of the building. Inside, after a Georgian start, the Victorians got involved and so it goes on. The...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 28, 2014

I went in here for a refreshing and relaxing coffee and biscuit away from the bustle of the market place and was not disappointed. I was greeted with the ordered wooden box pews as part of the sweeping impressive interior focussing up to the cupola...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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SunnyD1881
November 14, 2016|
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Response from Hamlet08 | Reviewed this property |
Whereas the church was only open until 12 Noon on weekdays (when the Parish Office closed) the doors are now open daily until 4.00 p.m. - subject to volunteers being available to lock up. At the time of writing, the main... More
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