St George's Church

Arreton, United Kingdom

St George's Church is a parish church located in Arreton, Isle of Wight. The church is medieval and the earliest traces are from the Norman period.

Arreton's Church of St George is renowned. Part of this church dates from the 12th century. The church features a Saxon wall and a Burma Star window. The short tower with its unique buttresses contains a ring of 6 bells the oldest of which was cast in 1589. The church has an historic organ dating from 1888 by the famous builder William Hill. 

The war memorial was designed by local architect, Percy Stone (1856–1934).




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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Tracy errington (15 months ago)
Really enjoyed visiting this beautiful church. Steeped in history, fascinating to walk around and read the various plaques inside, it really is incredible, beautiful and so interesting. A wonderful place and so peaceful as well.
Arran Kennedy (2 years ago)
Beautiful early middle ages church from the 12th century. In outstanding condition, if you're in the shopping area just take the quick tangent to see this beautiful building its worth spending some time walking the graveyard or admiring the amazing structure inside
Romà Jiménez (2 years ago)
A nice medieval church off the beaten track on the IoW. If the carers ever read this, publishing the opening hours would help visitors to decide to visit the church. I visited at noon and I found the church open.
Timothy Welstead (3 years ago)
Lively place to visit.
Andrew Crowter (3 years ago)
Wonderfully historic and best of all, the one time Church of the Rev. Legh Richmond. Immerse yourself in the history
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