Diocese of Portsmouth

All Saints, PO40 9BP


Church
All Saints, Freshwater: All Saints
Address
Church Place Freshwater, PO40 9BP
Deanery
Isle Of Wight
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All Saints has Saxon and Norman stonework and early Gothic Arcade with Victorian additions. A 13th century tower with a peal of six bells.  Recent re-ordering includes nave altar and choir stalls and social area at west end.  Associations include Robert Hooke 17th century scientist was baptised here and Alfred Lord Tennyson worshipped here regularly.  Members of the Tennyson family are buried in the churchyard and a bronze statuette of Tennyson is exhibited in the Afton Chapel.  There are many other interesting features.


Full name
All Saints
Deanery
Isle Of Wight
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