Holy Cross, Bignor

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Bignor is a classic small Downland hamlet within 6 miles of the ancient Sussex towns of Arundel, Petworth and Pulborough. It is noted for its picturesque Downland scenery, an important Roman Villa on the historic Stane Street and the grade I stone-built medieval Holy Cross church.
The church at Bignor is mentioned in the Domesday Book, the font and simple chancel arch being a remnant of the 11th century, although the church was entirely rebuilt in the 13th century. The nave is lofty with cathedral-like proportions for such a small church and as such the acoustics are very good encouraging the church to be used for concerts, talks, poetry readings, art exhibitions and festivals with a predominantly candle-lit atmosphere.

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Revd Canon John Green
The Rectory
The Street
Sutton
Nr Pulborough
West Sussex RH20 1PS
(01798) 869023 (Priest in charge) (John Green)

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Sunday

Parish Communion
Every fourth Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
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Christingle
A candle-lit service for all the family
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 5:00 PM for ¾ hour

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Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

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

SUNDAY SOUP. Informal monthly Sunday evening with guest speakers, relaxed discussions and a really tasty bowl of home made soup.See web site for further details.
     
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Church Open The church is always open.
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Honorary priest in charge: The Revd Canon John Francis Humphrey GREEN
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 4788
Diocesan ID: BM0132
Built: 13th century
Architect: Restored by George Edmund Street
Archdeaconry: HORSHAM (102)
Deanery: PETWORTH (10206)
Parish Legal Name: Sutton (100284 )
CofE Church Info: (610269 10/269)
Short URL: acny.uk/4788/
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The current editor is: John Green

This page was last updated on Thursday 28th September 2017
 
 
 
Holy Cross, Bignor, West Sussex, RH20 1PQ

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