Saint Blasius

Local nameSaint Blasius
LocationShanklin, UK

St. Blasius Church, Shanklin is a parish church in the Church of England located in Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

The church is medieval but was largely rebuilt in 1859. It is also known as Shanklin Old Church. The bell ropes hang down into the nave, so the ringers can be seen by the congregation.

It stands at the southern end of the parish at the angle made by the roads to Wroxall and Ventnor. Originally it must have been of the usual aisleless type of manorial chapel—an oblong structure with nave and chancel in one line; and so it remained till 1852, when transepts were added, the church lengthened westward and a bell turret formed at the intersection of the roofs. A lych-gate with clock and bell was put up as a memorial to Mr.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Blasius_Church,_Shanklin

Address 26 Church Road, Shanklin PO37 6QY, United Kingdom

Coordinates 50°37'18.66" N -1°11'0.973" E

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