St Andrew, Bishopstone

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The Church was built between 600 and 800 AD and is perhaps the oldest Saxon Church in Sussex. it has a sundial over the porch inscribed 'Eadric' who may have been the first incumbent! the tower houses bells hung in 1761. Restoration work is now complete. Stunning Anglo Saxon and Norman architectural features have been found beneath Victorian plaster. We now have a Medieval aumbry and a piscina in the Sanctuary. There is a Priests window above the Porch and an 11th Century North window in the Nave. There is also the remnant of a wall painting on the West wall. 'Come and see'!

We hope that you will enjoy your visit here ,and that something of Gods love and peace may remain with you .

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(01323) 892972 (Rev Trevor Smyth Priest at St Andrews) or 01323896567 (Hilary Norsworthy Churchwarden)
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said service
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for 35 minutes
Family Friendly Book of Common Prayer Common Worship
Sung Eucharist
On the second Sunday of each month Sung Mattins replaces the Sung Eucharist.
Every Sunday at 10:15 AM for 1 hour


said Eucharist
Every Wednesday at 10:00 AM for 35 minutes
open Church
Wednesday and Saturdays only
Every Wednesday at 11:00 AM for 5 hours


open Church
Wednesday and Saturdays only
Every Saturday at 11:00 AM for 5 hours
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Concert Possible return of BISHOPS CONSORT . December 2017
We are hoping for a return of Bishops Consort Choir . Their last concert at St Andrews was a sell out Return would be by popular demand . Warth this space.
Thursday 0th December 2017 at 7:31 PM for 2 hours


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(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
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Incumbent: The Revd Canon Andrew Dennis MAYES
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 4792
Diocesan ID: CW0511
Built: Seventh Century
Style of worship: Anglo Catholic
Our Patron: Bishop of London
Archdeaconry: Brighton and Lewes (104)
Deanery: Lewes and Seaford (10403)
Parish Legal Name: Bishopstone (100436 )
CofE Church Info: (610436 10/436)
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The current editor is: JOHN EARL

This page was last updated on Thursday 1st June 2017
St Andrew : Bishopstone Road, Bishopstone, East Sussex, BN25 2UD

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