Northwood Church

Northwood Parish Church is situated to the east of the main Newport-Cowes road, approximately 400m south of the village, in Chawton Lane (map). It is a beautiful 12th century building standing in a small quiet churchyard. Although renovated by the Victorians, St John the Baptist retains many of its original features including a magnificent Norman arch over the south doorway and a fine Jacobean pulpit.

A warm welcome awaits you at Northwood Church. There is ample car parking adjacent at the end of Chawton Lane.

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We also have a searchable Burial Database:

Burial Database

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The Rev’d AMANDA COLLINSON
The Rectory, Chawton Lane, Northwood PO31 8PR
Tel: 01983 294913
Email: amandacollinson01@gmail.com

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Church Keys

The church is normally open every day from 9am until about 5pm but on the occasions that it is locked a key is available from:

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Peter Lambert (Churchwarden)

9 Forest Hills, Gunville, Newport PO30 5NG

Tel: 01983 526385

Email: peterlambert9@talktalk.net

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Pam Clements (Churchwarden)

57 Noke Common, Newport PO30 5TY

Tel: 01983 526220

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A key is also available from Northwood Stores during shop hours:

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Monday – Saturday 5.30am-7.00pm

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Sunday 6.30am-6.00pm.

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Please note the key must be signed for and returned the same day during shop hours.

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Parish Features

 

Would you like to know more about the history of Northwood Parish?

Read Anne Brooker’s account Some Glimpses of Northwood spanning nearly 1000 years of village history:

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Also – read Jacquie Pearce‘s article Five Admirals, a Colonel and Two Babies documenting some of the memorials inside Northwood Church:

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and a second article by Jacquie Pearce Simon Slingsby – Northwood’s Nijinsky (and Mr Tambourine Man) on another Memorial inside the church:

more

 

 

 

 

The Parish of Northwood is BIGGER than you think. Download the PDF map of the Parish and see its full extent. Cowes in the North, Newport in the South, the River Medina to the East and Thorness to the West. Read more >

 

 

12th Century Font

Explore the interior and surrounding area of Northwood Parish Church of St John the Baptist through the Church Photograph section. Find out how the 12th century font was saved! more..

 

Northwood News

Northwood News is a free Parish magazine delivered ten times a year to every household within the Parish of Northwood.

The magazine contains news and events of the Churches and Organisations in and around the Parish of Northwood, Isle of Wight. More…

Northwood News – April 2017
Monday, 27th March 2017

In this edition:

Message from the Rev’d Amanda Collinson; Election of Churchwardens; Coffee Morning in Northwood Church; Community Coffee and Chat in Northwood Scout Hut; Parish Church Services; Local Groups; Parish Council Report; Community Partnership Report; Local Councillor’s Report.

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Northwood News – April 2017

 

Download a copy of the latest edition of

Northwood News:

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Northwood News – April 2017

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COPY DEADLINE DATE

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NORTHWOOD NEWS

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You can download a PDF copy

of the current edition at any time

by using the above link.

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To submit articles for publication

in future editions

and for further information

please contact the Editor:

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Tel: 01983 526385

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Email: nneditor@northwoodvillage.org.uk

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If you have problems using this address

please contact Peter Lambert

whose details appear

in the Parish Church Officers list.

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Please see this note on deadline dates
and to check on all the
forthcoming deadline dates for the year:

Copy deadline note

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PDF files of previous editions
are available for download:
Download previous Northwood News editions

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Please use this link to see the complete Advertisement Rates table:
Advertisement Rates

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For the Northwood News Page
please use this link:
Northwood News Page.

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Read an article on the
Northwood parish magazine fifty years ago
by Jacquie Pearce here

Church News

 

Christian Aid Week Sunday 14th – Saturday 20th May 2017

Have you ever wanted to help someone in dire need but not known what to do? Well this is the week for you!

 

From the Parish Church Registers – February, March, April 2017

The entries appearing in the May 2017 edition of Northwood News.

 

A message from the Rev’d Amanda Collinson

April 2017

 

Northwood News – April 2017

In this edition:
Message from the Rev’d Amanda Collinson; Election of Churchwardens; Coffee Morning in Northwood Church; Community Coffee and Chat in Northwood Scout Hut; Parish Church Services; Local Groups; Parish Council Report; Community Partnership Report; Local Councillor’s Report.

 

A message from the Rev’d Amanda Collinson

March 2017

 

Church Diary

 

Community Coffee and Chat
Thursday, 27th April 2017

in All Saints Church, Gurnard.

 

Service at Northwood Church – Third Sunday of Easter
Sunday, 30th April 2017

11.00am INFORMAL HOLY COMMUNION

 

Annual Parochial Meeting – Election of Churchwardens 2017
Sunday, 30th April 2017

12 noon in Northwood Church.

 

Plant Sale 2017
Saturday, 13th May 2017

in aid of the Northwood Church Organ Fund.

 

Friends of

Northwood Church

Friends of Northwood Church

Founded as an independent organisation its object is to raise money for the upkeep of the building of St John the Baptist, Northwood.

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    Friends of Northwood Cemetery

    Friends of Northwood Cemetery is a volunteer organisation committed to the preservation, conservation and restoration of Northwood Cemetery.

    Northwood Cemetery is located along Newport Road in Cowes so please do not confuse it with the cemetery surrounding Northwood Church to which this section’s burial database refers.