Saxon Church, Corhampton

church-corhamptonCorhampton Church, unusually undedicated, stands on a mound adjacent to the River Meon beside an ancient yew tree, which almost certainly predates it. Less than half a mile away from St Andrew’s, it has stood witness to Christian worship since 1020 and is a rare example of a Saxon Church, with its Saxon font, original stone side altar, 12th century frescoes, sanctuary chair and Saxon ‘sundial’. A major restoration in 1999 and later the formation of a Friends of Corhampton Church charity has ensured that it has remained, along with its churchyard, now closed, in good order. Grade 1 listed, its spiritual ambience encourages peaceful worship and makes it an archaeological and tourist attraction. corhampton-church1It can seat up to 100 people.

St Wilfred originally brought Christianity to many Saxon villages all along the Meon valley. In recent years a flourishing ‘Saxons in the Meon Valley Community Heritage Programme’ has been formed, supported by the Friends. Various enactments and events by the group have centred on the church, and have included volunteers and representatives from Winchester Museum archaeologists and the Sustainability Centre in East Meon. A Wassail procession from Corhampton church and celebration in St Andrew’s Church, Meonstoke is enjoyed at Christmas time.

In 2014 the Saxon Programme, in conjunction with the Friends of Parish Profile 6.pubCorhampton Church and other support groups, produced a DVD with historical commentary, filmed by drone cameras, featuring all the churches along the Meon Valley. The creation and content of the DVD forms part of an educational being introduced widely to schools in Hampshire. Profits from the local sales of the DVD have been donated to our Churches.

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Wednesday Morning Prayer

September 26, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

September 27, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Prayer

October 2, 2018

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October 3, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

October 3, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

October 4, 2018

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Harvest Holy Communion and Thanksgiving Service with lunch

October 7, 2018

Please do join us for a beautiful family friendly harvest communion service at St. Andrew's Church, Meonstoke; followed by…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

October 9, 2018

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October 10, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

October 10, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

October 11, 2018

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Churchyard Clear-Up

October 13, 2018

Grab your gardening gloves and a broom and join us for the annual churchyard clear-up. No experience necessary! Refreshments…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

October 16, 2018

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October 17, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

October 17, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

October 18, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Prayer

October 23, 2018

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October 24, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

October 24, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

October 25, 2018

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October 30, 2018

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October 31, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

October 31, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 1, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Prayer

November 6, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Prayer

November 7, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

November 7, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 8, 2018

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November 13, 2018

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November 14, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

November 14, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 15, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Prayer

November 20, 2018

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November 21, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

November 21, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 22, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Prayer

November 27, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Prayer

November 28, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

November 28, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 29, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Prayer

December 4, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Prayer

December 5, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

December 5, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

December 6, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Prayer

December 11, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Prayer

December 12, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

December 12, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

December 13, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Prayer

December 18, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Prayer

December 19, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

December 19, 2018

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Thursday Said Holy Communion

December 20, 2018

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Tuesday Morning Prayer

December 25, 2018

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Wednesday Morning Prayer

December 26, 2018

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Wednesday Evening Prayer

December 26, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

December 27, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Church Fête

July 6, 2019

Do please join us to show your support for the annual Meonstoke, Corhampton and Exton Church Fête; this year to be held…

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