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Address: Church Street, Sandwich, England
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Remarkable church, well worth a visit to all

We chanced upon St Clements, having followed the water's edge along from the Bell Hotel. St Clements did not have a function on, instead it was empty, but had literature & signs... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
Tony L
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We chanced upon St Clements, having followed the water's edge along from the Bell Hotel. St Clements did not have a function on, instead it was empty, but had literature & signs outside inviting guests to enter and look around. Inside there was a few pews and tables set up, but for the most part the church was empty; and... More 

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Maidstone
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Popped in as curious about the square tower in the centre of the church. Met by local who was looking after the church's visitors. He provided a popped history and told us why the tower was as it was. Interesting local church restored with heritage lottery money.

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Thank Wiggy82
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

I have visited this pretty, full of character church many times. I have also had the privilege of singing here in the past with my choir. If you are in Sandwich and this church is open, pop in for a look around; it's lovely.

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Thank Cedric B
Coventry England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

What a beast of a church,standing there steeped in history, and at the same time so beautiful to look at. We attended a family wedding here and what a perfect place to start your life as Husband and Wife. Well worth a visit if your in the vasinity

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Bidford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

excellent church well worth a visit, very quaint and set in a wonderful village. This is a very interesting church inside with pictures painted on the walls.

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kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

This delightful church is set in a wonderful and old churchyard and close to the centre of town. There were staff on site when I went yesterday and they were helpful and there were brochures available about the church too. There is a road with free parking (for an hour) behind the church and from this area you can walk... More 

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Thank sabatinitennis
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015

Marvellous outside and inside; full of history. Go on a Sunday for the morning service; there is an excellent choir and the clergy are excellent

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Ware, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

Sandwhich is a super little town and this church just adds to it. Quietly an unassuming this church is nestled in the corner off town. Free to visit, it has staff/volunteers on hand to hand out leaflets and chat with. They gave out a handy laminated leaflet that guides you round the church, pointing out explaining stuff. Not a church... More 

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South East
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

A lot of history and very attractive to look around. Good to still be a working Church. Worth the walk to find it.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2014

A lady welcomed us and gave us a very interesting guide to the church .We found particularly fascinating the history of the tower and how it had been strengthened and withstood the earthquake in the 1600s that destroyed the towers on the other 2 churches in the town.

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