Ashingdon: St Andrew's, Ashingdon

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Normal Services
Sundays Holy Communion 9.30am
Wednesday Holy Communion 9.30am (half hour)
King Canute ordered, 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 Southend and on a clear day the wartime Thames Estuary Forts and the new 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.

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

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Rev Tim Clay
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(01702) 549318

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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


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


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


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

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This page was last updated on Wednesday 27th November 2013
Ashingdon: St Andrew's : Church Road, Ashingdon, Essex, SS4 3HY

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