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St Nicholas’ Church
Piers Chichester – Treasurer – 01258 880935
Charlotte Chichester – Churchwarden – 01258 880935
June Butchart – Churchwarden – 07949 530784
One service a month
1st Sunday – Holy Communion: 10am
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Toilet facilities available.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
Individual Prayer in the Church Building
Open Wednesdays – 9am to 3pm.
Throughout lockdown, Winterborne Clenston church will be open to all for individual prayer on Wednesdays from 9am to 3pm.
Whenever possible, Rev’d Lewis Pearson will pray here on the Wednesday morning.
Please note, it is a legal requirement to wear a mask.
Hand sanitizer will be available.
About the Village
Church History and Interesting Facts
The church was rebuilt in 1840 by Lewis Vulliamy, who also designed the Union Workhouse at Sturminster Newton (1838), in banded flint and stone.
Read more: Dorset Historic Churches Trust.
The church is the setting for the final wedding scene at the end of a film adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma (1996).
It is an especially popular location for weddings.