St Michael & All Angels, Ewyas Harold

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St Michael & All Angels' Ewyas Harold is the parish church of Ewyas Harold & Dulas parish, formed in September 2008 when St Michael's Dulas was closed.  It is part of the Ewyas Harold Group of Parishes.  For information on services see below.

The attractive church in Ewyas Harold dominates the village and is the main church of the benefice (the Ewyas Harold Group of Parishes). Its massive 13th century tower was originally detached and is evocative of the need for a secure refuge in troubled times along the English-Welsh border. It was only linked to the chancel of c.1300 through the sympathetic restoration and additions of the 19th century. The earlier dedication was to Saint James and Saint Bartholomew and it was served by monks from Dulas. In 1359 Gloucester Abbey appointed a Vicar for Saint Michael’s. Although initially based at Dulas, he also served the church at Ewyas Harold and here this eventually resulted in a change of dedication. The builders were the Tregoz family who held the nearby castle, with its chapel of Saint Nicholas. The early 14th century effigy in the chancel is reputed to be of Clarissa de la Warr, daughter of John Tregoz and grand-daughter of the sister of Saint Thomas Cantilupe of Hereford. 16th century carvings from Flanders and 17th century panels were preserved in the restoration. There are six bells, rung regularly. The stained-glass is among the features added in modern times. The cross base and shaft in the graveyard are medieval. More information can be found in the 1902 History of Ewias Harold by Rev. A.T. Bannister, which includes a summary of the surviving priory documents, and also in the guidebook on sale in the church.
Facilities: accessible toilets in adjacent hall when church is in use for services.

Dulas has had two known Churches. The foundations of the Benedictine Priory Church of Saint Michael of Ewias lie under the lawn of Dulas Court. It was a cell of Saint Peter’s Abbey of Gloucester until its suppression in 1358. By the 16th century the adjacent building was described as a hermitage. When this church was demolished, one of its 12th century arches was re-erected as an entrance to the kitchen garden. The base and shaft of a churchyard cross remain on the site. The new church built nearby in a medieval style in 1865 with 17th century woodwork, incorporated one of the bells from the old site. This church was closed in 2008.

Our usual Church Services are:
1st Sunday - 10.00 am Holy Communion CW (Order One Contemporary)
2nd Sunday - 10.00 am Morning Worship
3rd Sunday - 10.00 am Holy Communion CW (Order One Contemporary)
4th Sunday - 10.00 am Holy Communion CW (Order One Contemporary)

Coffee is available after every Sunday service.

Every Wednesday – 10am Holy Communion.


Thurs 17 Dec at 7.00pm - Carol Service

Sun 20 Dec at 4.30pm - Dulas Court Carol Service

Mon 21 Dec at 6.30pm - Carols Around the Tree (in the village centre)

Christmas Eve - 4pm Christingle/Crib Service and 11.30pm Midnight Communion

Christmas Day in 2015 - 10am at St Mary's Kentchurch (All-age Communion); 10am HC (1662) at St Faith's Bacton.


27.12.15  -  10am Group HC (CW Trad Lang) at Dore Abbey

31.1.16  -  10am Group HC at St Devereux Church (Candlemas)

You are most welcome to join us.



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The Revd Ashley Evans
The Rectory,
Ewyas Harold,

(01981) 240079 (Rector)

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Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
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Incumbent: The Revd Ashley Francis EVANS
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 10521
Built: 13th - 19th centuries
Archdeaconry: HEREFORD (181)
Deanery: ABBEYDORE (18101)
Parish Legal Name: EWYAS HAROLD AND DULAS (180017 18/17)
CofE Church Info: (618017 18/17)
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This page was last updated on Friday 4th December 2015
St Michael & All Angels , West of B4347 in village of Ewyas Harold, west of A465.Grid reference: SO 387287 , Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire, HR2 0TX


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