Holy Innocents, Highnam

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The Holy Innocents Church, Highnam,  is a Grade I Listed Building, one of the most significant Victorian churches in the country. The church was commissioned by Thomas Gambier Parry the owner of the nearby Highnam Court, and was consecrated in 1851. The architecture is gothic revival style, and the church is decorated throughout with frescos painted by Thomas Gambier Parry. Hubert Parry, his son, inherited the estate and is best remembered for his musical setting for Blake’s poem ‘Jerusalem’ and much other memorable church music.

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Morning Prayer
Every Sunday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Holy Communion
Every first Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Coffee
Morning Worship
Every second Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Holy Communion
Every fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour


Morning Prayer
Every Monday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour


Morning Prayer
Every Wednesday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
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Remembrance Service
Sunday 13th November 2016 at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Benefice Eucharist
Sunday 20th November 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Carol Service
Sunday 11th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Crib Service
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:00 PM for 1 hour


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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 14096
Built: 1851
Architect: Henry Woodyer
Archdeaconry: GLOUCESTER (161)
Deanery: The Severn Vale Deanery (16112)
Parish Legal Name: Highnam with Lassington (160060 )
CofE Church Info: (616060 16/60)
Short URL: acny.uk/14096/
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This page was last updated on Tuesday 18th October 2016
Holy Innocents : B4215 Newent Road, Highnam, Gloucestershire, GL2 8DF

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