Chapel of St. James the Less, Winterbourne

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The Church of St James the Less stands on an elevated site nearly half a mile from the village. It was founded in the 12th century, and is a mediaeval building, heavily restored in Victorian times, with an 18th century tower.

A major repair programme was completed in 2003, and further work to install a lavatory at the base of the tower and basic kitchen facilities in the north aisle has also been completed, making the church a more attractive venue for social events in the absence of a village hall.

We hold a BCP Communion at 8.15am on the 1st Sunday of the month, a Parish Communion at 9.30am on the 2nd Sunday and a Family Service at 9.30am on the 4th Sunday.

St James' Winterbourne belongs to the East Downland Benefice. Please see the Benefice website for a list of services for the current month.



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Revd John Toogood
The Vicarage
Church Lane
RG20 8UT
(01635) 247566

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Incumbent: The Revd John Peter TOOGOOD
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 363
Archdeaconry: BERKSHIRE (272)
Deanery: NEWBURY (27205)
Benefice: East Downland (27/165BH)
Parish Legal Name: Chieveley with Winterbourne and Oare (270402 )
CofE Church Info: (627404 27/404)
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The current editor is: John Toogood

This page was last updated on Friday 9th December 2016
Chapel of St. James the Less : St James the Less, Winterbourne, Berkshire, RG20 8AU

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