Ashingdon: St Andrew's, Ashingdon

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Normal Services
Sundays Holy Communion 9.30am
Wednesday Holy Communion 9.30am (half hour)
History:
King Canute ordered to be built, St Andrew's, "a church built of lime and stone for the souls of those slain in the Battle" (of Assandune 1016). It was dedicated in 1020 at a ceremony at which King Canute and his officers attended. This battle was the decisive battle for the throne of England. Much of the church is now a 13C rebuild with a 14C tower. The rubble walls contain Roman tiles and there are Saxon timbers in the tower.
The peaceful churchyard has extensive views over the Crouch valley; to Canewdon Church and to Southend; and on a clear day the wartime Thames Estuary Forts and the windfarm off the Kent coast.
The church is open every afternoon 2-4pm except Sundays from Easter to end of September when stewards are in attendance and will offer information, answer questions and even offer tea and biscuits.

Welcome

If you attend church services you will find the congregation usually 40-50 will be very welcoming.

Visiting

The church is open every afternoon 2pm-4pm from Easter to September, attended by stewards

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The Rectory
Church Road
Ashingdon
SS4 3HY
01702 204983 (John Arlett - churchwarden) or 01702 204983 (John Arlett - churchwarden)
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Sunday

Service Holy Communion
Every Sunday 9.30am
On the fifth Sunday of the month the service rotates round St Andrew's, Ashingdon or St Nicholas, Canewdon or St Peter's, Paglesham or All Saints South Fambridge at 10.00am. On every other
Every Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Refreshments

Wednesday

Holy Communion (BCP)
Every Wednesday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer

Saturday

Morning Prayer
Every Saturday at 12:30 PM for ½ hour

Features

Toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings Floodlight
Organ

 
     
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Incumbent: The Revd Timothy Francis CLAY
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 6146
Built: from 1020AD with alterations
Architect: ?
Style of worship: traditional anglican
Archdeaconry: SOUTHEND (585)
Deanery: Rochford (58504)
Parish Legal Name: Ashingdon with South Fambridge (580353 )
CofE Church Info: (608353 8/353)
Short URL: acny.uk/6146/
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The current editor is: David Brewer

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This page was last updated on Friday 18th August 2017
 
 
 
Ashingdon: St Andrew's : Church Road, Ashingdon, Essex, SS4 3HY

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