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Lovely surprise to find the wall paintings

We arrived here from Kelmscott Manor, in search of William Morris's grave. After walking all round... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Millie024
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Llantwit Major, United Kingdom
Norman arches and great 1280 wall paintings

Well worth a visit for the wall paintings alone, a very nice little Norman church. Church yard... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
BristolMKH
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

We arrived here from Kelmscott Manor, in search of William Morris's grave. After walking all round the church there was no sign of it, so I went into the church. In the porch were directions to the grave, which is on the east side of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Millie024
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Came to see the grave of the Morris family but blown away by the wall paintings. There is an Adam and Eve and Cain and Able. In a side chapel with some information about them. It is a special place. In April the church yard...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

A lovely old chuch with some very important drawings on the walls which are most visible in the North chapel, there are some typed sheets telling about the 12th century drawings and the restoration work that has been done. The church is very small and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I have to admit that I'm a bit jaded about visiting churches after all the ones that I've seen but this is a little gem and I'm glad that I visited. Be sure to look for the remnants of the old paintings.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Well worth a visit for the wall paintings alone, a very nice little Norman church. Church yard includes William Morris and family tomb - worth a look as unpretentious but interesting.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

St George's church is probably of most interest to William Morris fans. The church, which was repaired in the 19th century under the guidance of William Morris, has some beautiful 13th century wall paintings and is a good example of Morris's philosophy of leaving later...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

The church is very simple and unpretentious and is a very good example of an ordinary English village church. The give-away is the Strawberry Thief hangings either side of the altar. William Morris, Janey and their daughters are buried in a very unpretentious grave in...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Andyhowes
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere within and outside church. Worth a short visit to have an explore. Son enjoyed the church grounds to explore too

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank tink10000
Reviewed 22 January 2016

A church in good repair, lovely singing and organ music, helped by a theatrically arranged funeral for a well loved local character. Jazz band outside on arrival, Chris Barber as introit and Always look on the bright side of life on Departure. Magic. How broadminded...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 12 December 2015

St George' Church is a truly lovely and well kept church - very peaceful with well kept ground and churchyard. Its good to see a church open and flourishing. Its worth a visit if in the area.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Howlo
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