Small Pilgrim Places Directory
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St Margaret’s is a Norman church nestled among woodland and fields located on the dip slope of the North Downs - one of the most isolated churches in the Diocese of Canterbury. It has no electricity or water and is lit by historic gas lights.
A Saxon church is mentioned in Domesday and there are Roman tiles and brick plus tufa ...
Location: Wychling, Kent, United Kingdom
An early medieval church, the Anglican Parish Church of Chelsfield, Kent, is dedicated to St. Martin of Tours. The earliest parts of the current church building were constructed in the 12th century. A tower and chapel were added in the 13th century, a porch in the15th century and the current clergy vestry in the 19th century. An extension, ...
Location: Orpington, Kent, United Kingdom
Parish Church and House of Prayer.
Situated on a headland with commanding views over the Stour Valley, the church is mainly late 11th century and 14th century.
Wooden spire much loved by woodpeckers, churchyard frequented by badgers (beware of deep holes!)
Open all day. Regular services - 1st Sunday of month 8 ...
Location: Great Henny, Essex, United Kingdom
This 12C church in farmland high on the South Downs above the River Arun had extended links with the lords of Arundel and Haughmond Abbey in Shropshire, as well as with Tortington Priory. It was built about 1180 and has been in continuous use as a place of worship. Its intense atmosphere is supported by its harmonious architecture, which appears ...
Location: Arundel, Sussex, United Kingdom
A priory and convent of Augustinian canons was founded alongside the River Camlad at Snead in the 12th Century. The restored Victorian church retains remnants of earlier history. Visitors are primarily aware of an essence of worship in this isolated and peaceful churchyard, lovingly maintained as a sanctuary for flora and fauna. The small ...
Location: Montgomery, Powys, United Kingdom
In a peaceful setting, this 15th-16th century church has a fine example of an Easter sepulchre and roof bosses in the North aisle including three hares and a green man. There is a carefully managed churchyard to encourage both wild flowers and butterflies.
The church is open all day every day. 11.15 am Morning Prayer on 2nd Sunday ...
Location: Okehampton, Devon, United Kingdom
The chapel remains closed for the time being.
The chapel of St Mary Tory (tor = hill) is magnificently placed on a terraced hillside overlooking the town. It is sometimes referred to as a hermitage and sometimes as a pilgrim chapel located, as it is, on the pilgrim route between Glastonbury and Malmesbury.
Location: Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom