Northwood Church

Northwood Parish Church is situated to the east of the main Newport-Cowes road, approximately 400m south of the village, in Chawton Lane (map). It is a beautiful 12th century building standing in a small quiet churchyard. Although renovated by the Victorians, St John the Baptist retains many of its original features including a magnificent Norman arch over the south doorway and a fine Jacobean pulpit.

A warm welcome awaits you at Northwood Church. There is ample car parking adjacent at the end of Chawton Lane.

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We also have a searchable Burial Database:

Burial Database

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The Rev’d AMANDA COLLINSON
The Rectory, Chawton Lane, Northwood PO31 8PR
Tel: 01983 294913
Email: amandacollinson01@gmail

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Church Keys

The church is normally open every day from 9.30am until about 4.30pm but on the occasions that it is locked a key is available from:

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Peter Lambert (Churchwarden)

9 Forest Hills, Gunville, Newport PO30 5NG

Tel: 01983 526385

Email: peterjlambert9@gmail.com

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Pam Clements (Churchwarden)

57 Noke Common, Newport PO30 5TY

Tel: 01983 526220

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Parish Features

 

Would you like to know more about the history of Northwood Parish?

Read Anne Brooker’s account Some Glimpses of Northwood spanning nearly 1000 years of village history:

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Also – read Jacquie Pearce‘s article Five Admirals, a Colonel and Two Babies documenting some of the memorials inside Northwood Church:

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and a second article by Jacquie Pearce Simon Slingsby – Northwood’s Nijinsky (and Mr Tambourine Man) on another Memorial inside the church:

more

 

 

 

 

The Parish of Northwood is BIGGER than you think. Download the PDF map of the Parish and see its full extent. Cowes in the North, Newport in the South, the River Medina to the East and Thorness to the West. Read more >

 

 

12th Century Font

Explore the interior and surrounding area of Northwood Parish Church of St John the Baptist through the Church Photograph section. Find out how the 12th century font was saved! more..

 

Northwood News

Northwood News is a free Parish magazine delivered ten times a year to every household within the Parish of Northwood.

The magazine contains news and events of the Churches and Organisations in and around the Parish of Northwood, Isle of Wight. More…

Northwood News – July/August 2021
19 June 2021

In this edition:

Letter from the Rev’d David Heatley; Current status of Church opening and Services; Northwood Parish Council report; Community Coffee & Chat; Coffee Morning; Litter Pick initiative; Church Services for July and August; Local Groups – check with individual organisations for current status; Christian Aid collection result.


 

Download a copy of the latest edition of


Northwood News:


Northwood News – July/August 2021


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Thursday 12th August 2021

Production of the current edition is now underway …

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You can download a PDF copy

of the current edition at any time

by using the above link.

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To submit articles for publication

in future editions

and for further information

please contact the Editor:

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Tel: 01983 526385

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Email: nneditor@northwoodvillage.org.uk

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If you have problems using this address

please contact Peter Lambert

whose details appear

in the Parish Church Officers list.

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Please see this note on deadline dates
and to check on all the
forthcoming deadline dates for the year:

Copy deadline note

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PDF files of previous editions
are available for download:
Download previous Northwood News editions

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Please use this link to see the complete Advertisement Rates table:
Advertisement Rates

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For the Northwood News Page
please use this link:
Northwood News Page.

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Read an article on the
Northwood parish magazine fifty years ago
by Jacquie Pearce here

Church News

 

A message from the Rev’d David Heatley

July/August 2021

 

Northwood News – July/August 2021

In this edition:
Letter from the Rev’d David Heatley; Current status of Church opening and Services; Northwood Parish Council report; Community Coffee & Chat; Coffee Morning; Litter Pick initiative; Church Services for July and August; Local Groups – check with individual organisations for current status; Christian Aid collection result.

 

Summer Fun Club

In St John the Baptist Church, Chawton Lane, Northwood.

 

Christian Aid Week – May 2021

See how much was collected this year.

 

Coffee & Chat, Concert, Coffee Morning?

Whatever next!

 

Church Diary

 

Service at Northwood Church – FOURTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY – PATRONAL FESTIVAL OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST
27 June 2021

10.30am HOLY COMMUNION – NOTE DIFFERENT TIME!
See note regarding capacity.

 

Service at Northwood Church – FIFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
4 July 2021

11.00am HOLY COMMUNION (BCP)
See note regarding capacity.

 

Service at Northwood Church – SIXTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
11 July 2021

11.00am SERVICE OF THE WORD (a non-Communion service).
See note regarding capacity.

 

Service at Northwood Church – SEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
18 July 2021

11.00am HOLY COMMUNION.
See note regarding capacity.

 

Coffee Morning
24 July 2021

WILL ONLY GO AHEAD IF WE ARE OUT OF LOCKDOWN.
In aid of Northwood Parish Church Funds from 10.00am to 12 noon in St John the Baptist Church, Chawton Lane, Northwood.

 

Service at Northwood Church – EIGHTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
25 July 2021

11.00am MORNING PRAYER (BCP).

See note regarding capacity – SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

 

Service at Northwood Church – NINTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
1 August 2021

11.00am HOLY COMMUNION (BCP)
See note regarding capacity – SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

 

Service at Northwood Church – TENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
8 August 2021

11.00am SERVICE OF THE WORD.
See note regarding capacity – SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

 

Community Coffee and Chat
12 August 2021

in Northwood Scout Hall, Wyatts Lane.
WILL ONLY GO AHEAD IF WE ARE OUT OF LOCKDOWN.

 

Copy Deadline Date for Northwood News
12 August 2021

Would all contributors please note …

 

Service at Northwood Church – ELEVENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
15 August 2021

11.00am HOLY COMMUNION.
See note regarding capacity – SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

 

Service at Northwood Church – TWELFTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
22 August 2021

11.00am MORNING PRAYER (BCP).

See note regarding capacity – SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

 

Service at Northwood Church – THIRTEENTH SUNDAY AFTER TRINITY
29 August 2021

11.00am CELTIC COMMUNION.
See note regarding capacity – SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

 

Friends of

Northwood Church

Friends of Northwood Church

Founded as an independent organisation its object is to raise money for the upkeep of the building of St John the Baptist, Northwood.

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    Friends of Northwood Cemetery

    Friends of Northwood Cemetery is a volunteer organisation committed to the preservation, conservation and restoration of Northwood Cemetery.

    Northwood Cemetery is located along Newport Road in Cowes so please do not confuse it with the cemetery surrounding Northwood Church to which this section’s burial database refers.