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Dorchester Abbey, Oxon.

Dorchester Abbey, Oxon.

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Published by The Abbey Press in Abingdon .
Written in English

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  • Dorchester Abbey.,
  • Dorchester-on-Thames (England) -- Church history.

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    Open LibraryOL19344941M

    Choir recorded in Dorchester Abbey, Oxon, organ solos featured on tracks A5 and B7 recorded at Charterhouse Chapel Barcode and Other Identifiers Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): PRAISE 1 A1. Restaurants near Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester-on-Thames on Tripadvisor: Find traveler reviews and candid photos of dining near Dorchester Abbey in Dorchester-on-Thames, United Kingdom.

    Front: Black & white photo image of the high altar and east window inside the Dorchester Abbey in Oxon. Back of card: Postmarked: (?)eighton Buzzard 15AM, JY25, " Transcription: "My friend who is accompanying me has to e back on Saturday night — so our tour has to be considerably curtailed. We trained to Oxford this morning. Dorchester Abbey is not only one of the finest monastic buildings in Oxfordshire, with a history going back to AD , but is also the parish church of the village of Dorchester. It is a place of great calm and beauty which has touched the hearts of many people, whether they come to worship, attend concerts or simply to look around.

    The Chequers at Burcot stands just off the A, south of Oxford and a short distance from beautiful Dorchester Abbey. Opening times: Wednesday- Saturday 12pmpm Sunday: 12pm – 10pm. Food served: Wednesday-Saturday 12pm-9pm Sunday lunch 12pm-5pm. Sunday dinner A la carte Menu 6pmpm. Telephone: Warwick James Rodwell OBE (born 24 October ) is an archaeologist, architectural historian and academic. He is Visiting Professor in the Department of Archaeology, University of Reading, and Consultant Archaeologist to Westminster Abbey, where he is also a member of the College of St Peter in is the author of many books and articles, including the standard textbook on church.


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The spirit of Dorchester Oxon. book has been forged over the centuries by the prayers of saints, pilgrims and parishioners and continues to be so. I welcome you most warmly and hope that you will be blessed by your visit. Dorchester-on-Thames Oxon OX10 7HZ Tel. Book Your Visit Booking your visit is essential as the Abbey hosts several group visits each week, especially in the Spring and Summer terms.

To book, please phone the Education Officer, Margaret Craig, on or email [email protected] She will be happy to discuss your requirements before you make a booking. Dorchester Abbey serves not only as the spiritual centre of the village, with many different parish activities, but also as pro-Cathedral and place of pilgrimage.

It is a popular tourist destination, educational resource and, as the largest public building in South Oxfordshire, a much-sought after venue for concerts and other major events. The Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul, more usually called Dorchester Abbey, is a Church of England parish church in Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, about 8 miles (13 km) southeast of was formerly a Norman abbey church and was built on the site of a Saxon nation: Church of England.

HOUSES OF AUGUSTINIAN CANONS THE ABBEY OF DORCHESTER. There is no record of the foundation of Dorchester Abbey, but by piecing together such evidence as we have, we can prove that about the year Bishop Alexander suppressed the secular canons that had survived from Saxon times, and gave their endowments to Austin canons.

8am Dorchester Rev Sue Booys am Berinsfield Rev Jennifer Morton pm Toot Dorchester Abbey Rev Teresa Stewart Sykes. 16 th August This week’s notice sheet is here am Dorchester Team Communion and Commemoration A service of Holy Communion with prayers recalling the end of the Second World War in the East.

Your order of service is here. Recently profiled in the Financial Times Weekend Section and featuring in Hattie Ellis’ book “Eating England Dorchester-on-Thames Oxon OX10 7HZ Tel.

[email protected] Get Social. The Abbey escaped the most destructive effects of the Dissolution of the Monasteries because Sir Richard Bewfforeste, ‘a great riche man’ of Dorchester, paid Henry VIII the value of the lead on the chancel roof (£), and thus saved the church for the parish.

The other monastic buildings disappeared, except for the Guest House to the west of the Abbey. Dorchester on Thames (or Dorchester-on-Thames) is a village and civil parish in Oxfordshire, about 3 miles (5 km) northwest of Wallingford and 8 miles (13 km) southeast of town is a few hundred yards from the confluence of the River Thames and River Thame.

A common practice of the scholars at Oxford was to refer to the river Thames by two separate names, with Dorchester on Thames. A small Oxfordshire village of just over one thousand inhabitants, Dorchester on Thames is located eight miles south-east of Oxford and close to the spot where the River Thame meets the River Thames.

One of the oldest communities in the area, the village, local walks and Dorchester Abbey. History. The picturesque village of Dorchester on Thames is home to the largest public building in south Oxfordshire, the parish church of St Peter and St Paul, more commonly known as Dorchester Abbey.

This quiet Thames village was the site of one of the earliest successful Christian missions; in AD Pope Honorius I sent Bishop Birinius to convert the people of Wessex to Christianity. Hotels near Dorchester Abbey: ( km) White Hart Hotel ( km) Fleur De Lys Inn ( km) George Hotel Dorchester-on-Thames ( km) Whispering Cottages Bed and Breakfast ( km) Beautiful Oxfordshire House situated on the River Thames convenient to Oxford; View all hotels near Dorchester Abbey on Tripadvisor/ TripAdvisor reviews.

The Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul, more usually called Dorchester Abbey, is a Church of England parish church in Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, about 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Oxford. It was formerly a Norman abbey church and was built on the site of a Saxon cathedral.

Location: Dorchester Abbey, Dorchester on Thames, Oxon Grid Reference: SU Ceremonial County: Oxfordshire Map Link: StreetMap Aerial photo: Google Getting there: From A34 at Abingdon take the A to Burcot, go through village and take the next right to Dorchester, the Abbey is on the man road going through the centre of the village.

Dorchester Festival is a Festival with more than 30 events held in Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire which raises money for Dorchester Abbey and, inPACT (Parents and Children Together). It provides entertainment to all ages, including families and children, and aims to introduce people to the arts and the Abbey, and also improve links with Oxfordshire businesses and schools.

[email protected] Dorchester Festival Director Willoughby House 73 High St Dorchester on Thames Oxon OX10 7HN. Recent Posts: The Tallis Scholars – Saturday 11th May pm 20th January, ; Eclectica – The Dorchester Festival Bash –.

At Dorchester Abbey the day begins, as it has done for hundreds of years, with Morning Prayer. Members of clergy and people from the community gather in the quiet stillness of the Birinus Chapel for a said service involving Psalms, readings from the Bible and prayers to help prepare us for the day ahead.

Dorchester Abbey. Bulk ticket discount available for schools. – contact [email protected] There will be a free short talk and Q&A after Thursday’s performance with the Director and members of the cast.

The Abbey Church of St Peter and St Paul, more usually called Dorchester Abbey, is a Church of England parish church in Dorchester on Thames, Oxfordshire, about 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Oxford.

It was formerly a Norman abbey church and was built on the site of a Saxon cathedral. Dorchester Abbey. Discover Narnia in Dorchester Abbey and enjoy the snowy landscape at a new wintry exhibition.

The new exhibition is open to young and old to explore Narnia from January 11 to March 8. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.Access is by footpath off Manor Farm Road, behind the Abbey.

TV viewers will recognise Dorchester from its many appearances in the popular series 'Midsomer Murders'.

The George Hotel has appeared in 2 episodes, the Fleur-de-Lys in one, but the most popular location for the series was the post office on High Street, which featured in 3 episodes.Dorchester Abbey.

For Church Safeguarding Contact information at Dorchester Abbey, please see the Safeguarding Contacts page under 'about us'. The Rectory Manor Farm Road Dorchester-on-Thames Oxon OX10 7HZ () Our website. What's on Go to event page. Prayer Every day at a.m. for 2m High Street Dorchester-on-Thames Oxford.