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St. Thomas the Martyr

St Thomas' Street, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4EB, England
+44 1797 226254
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AMAZING CHAPEL VITRAUX!

RYE... by train,.two hours away from London city. Beautiful village and landscapes. I loved St... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monica C
Flower festival

Lovely local flower exhibition for charities. Beautiful church and grounds. Stunning architecture... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve T
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Rye, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“spike milligan” (28 reviews)
“old church” (16 reviews)
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St Thomas' Street, Winchelsea, Rye TN36 4EB, England
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+44 1797 226254
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"spike milligan"
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"stained glass windows"
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"old church"
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"lovely church"
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"well worth a visit"
in 19 reviews
"small village"
in 5 reviews
"resting place"
in 3 reviews
"big church"
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"interesting features"
in 2 reviews
"easy parking"
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"front door"
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"quick look"
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"current church"
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"cinque port"
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"the pub"
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"sunny day"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

RYE... by train,.two hours away from London city. Beautiful village and landscapes. I loved St THOMAS THE MARTYR Church!

Thank Monica C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely local flower exhibition for charities. Beautiful church and grounds. Stunning architecture. Also excellent acoustics for the many music events including the Rye international jazz festival.

Thank Steve T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The current church is but a fraction of the original, built by Kind Edward 1 when the original port,of Winchelsea was flooded by the sea and rebuilt on top of a safer hill. The church contains beautifully carved tombstones dating back to the 13th century,...More

Thank COLIN M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church is incredible. A real feeling of history. It is only the choir of a much larger church, and has so many interesting features. The windows are spectacular. Spike Milligan is buried in the churchyard, and you can see his famous epitaph - I...More

Thank Goodfoodlover56
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

One of the most interesting and beautiful churches I've ever visited, in a stunning little town. Don't miss it if you're in the area.

2  Thank Tripper055
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Reviewed 6 June 2018

This grand and extraordinary survivor mirrors the fortunes and origins of Winchelsea. Full of interesting glass and monuments. Modern interest is provided by Spike Milligan's headstone in the cemetery.

Thank LaSerriere
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We took the bus to Winchelsea which is a lot easier than walking. You need two hours at least in the village to explore the side roads etc, there is a pub and small shop if you need food. The church though is quite amazing...More

Thank LondonGardener40
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

A place of peace and tranquility with a great history and some stunning stained glass windows. The view from the tower and the workings of the clock is a worthwhile experience.

Thank Dick G
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This church is at the top of a hill and visible from streets below. Well worth the walk up the hill and on a warm day a very welcome sanctuary. The church is peaceful and well maintained.

Thank Geod2
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We were just driving round the area and came across the awsome huge church..compelled to stop and explore the grounds which are amazing.. inside the church.the stained glass is vast and beautiful as is the whole church, have to say.one of the.most beautiful I have...More

2  Thank Lesley H
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