Harefield is one of the few parts of the old
Harefield’s Church is one of Middlesex’s oldest structures. There was certainly a church here by the time of the Domesday Book in 1086, but this may have been an earlier wooden structure.
The Knights Hospitallers had a priory here and the earliest stone
the church, dating to around 1100 were probably built by them. After
was thrown out of
The bulk of the church dates to the 14th and 15th Centuries with the tower being rebuilt around 1500. All was renovated in the early 1700s.
Inside the church is the tomb of Alice Stanley, Dowager Countess of
The church cemetery is home to the graves of more than 100 Australian WWI soldiers and each year an Anzac Day service is held here.
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