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:

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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 – December 2018 / January 2019
Monday, 26th November 2018

In this edition:

Letter from the Rev’d Stephen Sutcliffe; Northwood Parish Church Services for December and January; Community Coffee and Chat; Carol Singing Around Northwood; Final Craft Evening; Local Groups; Northwood Parish Council; Northwood Community Partnership; Local Councillor’s Report; Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival.

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Northwood News – December 2018 / January 2019

 

Download a copy of the latest edition of

Northwood News:

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Northwood News – December 2018 / January 2019

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Thursday 17th January

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Production is underway

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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

 

A message from the Rev’d Stephen Sutcliffe

December 2018 / January 2019

 

Northwood News – December 2018 / January 2019

In this edition:
Letter from the Rev’d Stephen Sutcliffe; Northwood Parish Church Services for December and January; Community Coffee and Chat; Carol Singing Around Northwood; Final Craft Evening; Local Groups; Northwood Parish Council; Northwood Community Partnership; Local Councillor’s Report; Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival.

 

A message from the Northwood Churchwardens

Peter Lambert and Pam Clements

 

Advertisement Rates for Northwood News in 2019

See how economical it is to present your products or services to over 1,330 households in Northwood, Isle of Wight.
NO PRICE INCREASE FOR 2019!

 

Northwood Church Christmas Fair – THANK YOU!

See how much was raised for Church Funds.

 

Church Diary

 

Service at Northwood Church – Fourth Sunday of Epiphany
Sunday, 27th January 2019

11.00am MORNING PRAYER (BCP)

 

Service at Northwood Church – Candlemas
Sunday, 3rd February 2019

11.00am HOLY COMMUNION (BCP)

 

Service at Northwood Church – Fourth Sunday before Lent
Sunday, 10th February 2019

11.00am CELTIC COMMUNION
(with refreshments available from 10.30am)

 

Community Coffee and Chat
Thursday, 14th February 2019

in Northwood Scout Hut, Wyatts Lane.

 

Coffee Morning
Saturday, 16th February 2019

In aid of Northwood Parish Church Funds from 10.00am to 12 noon in St John the Baptist Church, Chawton Lane, Northwood.

 

Service at Northwood Church – Third Sunday before Lent
Sunday, 17th February 2019

11.00am HOLY COMMUNION

 

Service at Northwood Church – Second Sunday before Lent
Sunday, 24th February 2019

11.00am MORNING PRAYER (BCP)

 

Book Fair
Saturday, 2nd March 2019

at All Saints Church, Gurnard

 

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.