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Clumber Church

In the country | North of Bathurst, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
+27 76 061 1025
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The school has been renovated as well

Great celebration of renewal Well worth a visit Steeped in 1820 Settler history Search the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lynandgra2014
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Bathurst, South Africa
This is what makes a strong community

This church celebrates the Nottingham group that arrived in South Africa in the 1820's. A lot of... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Stephne A
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Shaka's Rock, South Africa
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A Church built in the 1860 's by the British Settlers of 1820. The third to stand atop a small hill called Mount Mercy where the Nottingham Settlers out spanned after the arduous journey from England. 1820 Settler graves abound . Church has yellowwood floors and pews . Of great historical significance. Services are stii held here despite depopulation of the rural farmland. Of great scenic beauty in its location.
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In the country | North of Bathurst, Bathurst 6166, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great celebration of renewal Well worth a visit Steeped in 1820 Settler history Search the gravestones for your forebears

Thank lynandgra2014
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This church celebrates the Nottingham group that arrived in South Africa in the 1820's. A lot of history in this amazing little church which is well cared for by the local community. Worth a visit. Who knows - you might recognise some of the surnames...More

Thank Stephne A
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

The small white church stands on the hill surrounded by the graves of the 1820 British Settlers and locals from Clumber. It is the typical serene atmosphere where one can ponder and "find" yourself. The place is thick with history and while one wander amongst...More

Thank george41248
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Reviewed 4 May 2017

Accompanied by direct descendant Courteney Bradfield, I visited the Bathurst area and, with George Koning, was taken to see what progress had been made on the restoration of the Clumber Church. Erected on Mount Mercy (named by the Nottingham party of the British Settlers) this,...More

2  Thank Lucille B
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a unique church- it forms what was almost a village at one stage. School and houses. Beautifully maintained grounds and grave yard, that reads like a book on history.

Thank Beverly Y
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Beautiful historic church, easy to find and allot of history. I did not enter as everything was locked up, but with Google and local information cards I could educate myself on the history.

Thank justinfbotha
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Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I love old buildings and towns and as far as church buildings go this one is just WOW! We went inside and it is just beautifull! Going to visit one Sunday for sure!

Thank Rudi B
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Reviewed 22 February 2015

This loverly old church and adjacent schoolroom is still used by the South Africa Methodist Church. Services are every other Sunday at 0900 or 11.00

1  Thank Prof W
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Reviewed 15 May 2013

All alone in the countryside , atop a small hill is this beautiful Church built by the 1820 Settlers. Surrounded on three sides by graves , most of which are Settlers and their descendants. To the back of the Church is another National Monument ,...More

3  Thank CourteneyGeorge
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