A small, rural church set in woodland. It dates from the 12th to 14thC. The building has an intresting circular Norman font. The pulpit is 16thC and the Screen mainly of the 19thC includes some medieval woodwork. There is a 16thC brass monument and a 17th marble monument.
The churchyard is managed as a nature reserve.
Our services are traditional and congregational.
The parish of Newbottle w Charlton: St James 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. The Diocese of Peterborough’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSO. 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.
Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Jane Skelton (Tel. 07900 587463)
The Diocesan Safeguarding Officer is Bev Huff (Tel. 01733 887000)
Northamptonshire Social Services can be contacted on 01604 626938
You are very welcome at our Advent and Christmas services and events – bring your family and friends or come along on your own. Whether it will be your first time at church or you have been before, we look forward to welcoming you!