St. James Parish Church, Saint James Parish

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Standing on a patch of land known in Barbados as God's acre, St. James Parish Church is considered one of the four oldest surviving churches in the nation. The original wooden structure of the church was first constructed in 1628, with stone lain in 1874 that still stands today. Today, this peaceful sanctuary contains various beautiful monuments and pieces of historical significance, including Barbados' oldest bell, preserved as a monument that predates the famous Liberty Bell of America. Take a quiet stroll around the church and grounds, observing the various noted Barbadians and original settlers laid to rest in the cemetery. Put St. James Parish Church at the forefront of your travel plans using our Saint James Parish planner .
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  • Booked this beautiful church for my renewal of wedding vows and it took my breath away.. Even though there was construction work being done to the exterior the interior is quite stunning. With the won...  more »
  • Interesting for a quick look around and in a pretty setting. One of the members of the church was very friendly and welcoming and was keen to point out where Ronald Reagan and Nancy had sat when they ...  more »
  • We attended a service at St. James and it was both welcoming and a warm example of the hospitality of Barbadian parishioners. While somewhat "old school" in presentation, it was also relaxed with a wa...  more »
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  • Worth a stop to see if traveling on the west coast of the island. Beautiful mahogany and limestone place. Bit of history too. Well maintained for its age.
  • Beautiful church. Worth visiting.
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