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Watts Chapel

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Quite Amazing

The Watt's Chapel is quite amazing , well worth a visit , do read about it's construction , a mix... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guillaume R
Unmissable

We had never heard of it. A small cemetery chapel built solely by local people. Quirky and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Landscape, art and remembrance are beautifully blended together in this Grade I-listed building. Visitors are drawn to the bright red brick of this Arts & Crafts masterpiece. Up-close, the extraordinary design and decoration both fascinate and...more
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Down Lane | Compton, Guildford GU3 1DQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Watt's Chapel is quite amazing , well worth a visit , do read about it's construction , a mix of Art Nouveau and Celtic Revival . The Mortuary Chapel in Gothic Revival style . Mary Watt's very original style . Her art and pottery...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had never heard of it. A small cemetery chapel built solely by local people. Quirky and beautiful with a stunning inside. The more you look at it, the more there is to see

Thank VT01273
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here a number of times and the effect of walking into fairly ordinary building on the outside to an amazing interior is just stunning. Close to Watts Gallery it must be visited if you are in the area.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Watts Chapel is just down the road from the Watts Gallery - home to many works from George Watts - lavish Victorian paintings and sculptures (with a great cafe and some fascinating art/gift shops. The chapel is the work of his wife Mary - clearly...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The interior is breathtaking. A real hidden gem. It’s situated within a cemetery garden and is therefore a quiet reflective place.

Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 11 September 2018

A real jewel of a place. Very very special and well worth a visit. It's free to visit which is always good.

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is an extraordinary place, and I think unique. The interior is beautifully decorated. Close by is the Artists' Village and various studios, a quite large tea room (and loo!) - but it is the Chapel which is the great draw.

Thank balticbash
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Fantastic history to the building. The inside is beautiful and provides a great environment for peaceful contemplation. Aldus Huxley is buried in the cemetery. Just up for the road is the Watts Gallery and fantastic cafe!

Thank Mildred1705
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Simply the most beautiful and moving Arts and Crafts building I have ever visited. Beautiful, moving and heartbreaking.

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 6 August 2018

If you are visiting Watts Gallery just down the road, then you should stop by and meditate in the peace and tranquility of this place, A real gem of the arts and crafts movement.

Thank Michael W
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