St Andrew, Alwington

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It's origins are unknown but there is evidence
that a church has been on the site since the 13th
century. At the corner of the tower is still the
base of a 13th-century preaching cross that is a
National Scheduled Monument. It is Grade I
listed, with an elaborate, tall west tower with
fine large gargoyles. The south aisle has high-
quality masonry and fittings and is associated
with the Pine-Coffin family, a member of whom has
been patron since 1297. The church is
acknowledged to be one of the most beautiful in
north Devon with an ongoing and energetic
ministry to a predominantly agricultural

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The Reverend Brenda Jacobs
The Vicarage
North Road
EX39 6BP
(01237) 441142 (Parish Office) or 01237 441271 (Team Rector)

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Sunday Worship
Every first second and fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Sunday Worship
Every third Sunday at 11:00 AM for 1 hour
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 9023
Our Patron: The Crown 2nd turn, Hartland Coast TM Patronage Board 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th turns
Archdeaconry: BARNSTAPLE (153)
Deanery: HARTLAND (15303)
Parish Legal Name: Alwington (150444 )
CofE Church Info: (615444 15/444)
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The current editor is: Tricia Oakley

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This page was last updated on Wednesday 31st May 2017
St Andrew, Alwington, Devon, EX39 5DA

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