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Review of St. James' Church

St. James' Church
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Owner description: This stately church, built in the 1400s, is the town's famous Perpendicular wool church, which can be seen from miles around.
Reviewed 6 March 2014

Very interesting and worth a visit. Beautiful stained glass windows, and the snow drops were delightful.

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Reviewed 6 February 2014

This is said to be a fine example of a perpendicular or wool church. While one can get a bit jaded by seeing lots of spectacular Cathedrals in the U.K., this is a very pretty church, and it is worth learning a bit more about this parish church. There are also some nice views from the graveyard.

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Reviewed 27 January 2014

Well worth a look. One of England's finest Wool Churches. There was a Norman church on this site before 1180

Thank Reg J
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

My husband and I stopped by this church on our drive through Chipping Campden. Out of all the churches we saw while in London and the Cotswolds, it was probably one of the most unrestored. It was not in ruins by any means, but a bit more rustic than most. The graveyard is interesting, although you can't make out much of the headstones. There are 12 lime trees lining the walkway into the church that represent the 12 disciples. These were planted in the 1700's and are still producing fruit today. There is a large field next to the church that provides amazing photo opportunities if the weather is nice. There are a few old cottages in the field that apparently can be rented as accommodations. There are also some small ruins in the field that were somewhat interesting to walk around.

1  Thank Bekki L
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Reviewed 16 November 2013

Chipping Campden is a very pretty village in the Cotswolds and a delight to walk around. St James’ Church is the dominant landmark at one end of the village, just off the high street.

Unfortunately the church doors were locked when we visited so we were not able to look inside, though we were able to have a very peaceful stroll around the well maintained grounds. The view from the graveyard over the traditional stone walls to the adjacent fields with sheep happily grazing, and with the Court Barn to the right, was particularly striking.

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