Church of England Diocese of Canterbury Newington

St Nicholas

HISTORY OF ST NICHOLAS

The earliest reference to a church at Newington can be found in the Domesday Book of 1086 with the list of priests just inside the church door going back as far as 1220.

The Nave, Chancel and Belfry were built before the medieval period, and there are distinct signs of Saxon architecture.

The North Aisle was added in the early 14th century and the Chapel was built in the late 14th century.

In 1771 the parishes of Newington and Cheriton were first united for many decades and in early 21st century the parishes have again united forming a combined 'Benefice'.

There is a booklet for sale in the church giving a fuller history.

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"The parish of Newington: St Nicholas is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Canterbury’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services."

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Melanie Jacobs

All Souls Church Hall Somerset Road Cheriton

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