Holy Spirit Church, Newtown

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Holy Spirit Church, Newtown
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50°42′52″N 01°24′12″W / 50.71444°N 1.40333°W / 50.71444; -1.40333Coordinates: 50°42′52″N 01°24′12″W / 50.71444°N 1.40333°W / 50.71444; -1.40333
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
History
Dedication Holy Spirit
Administration
Parish Newtown, Isle of Wight
Diocese Portsmouth
Province Canterbury

Holy Spirit Church, Newtown is a parish church in the Church of England located in Newtown, Isle of Wight.

History[edit]

The church dates from 1835 by the architect A. F. Livesay, and was built on the site of a ruined medieval chapel.[1] Architectural historian Nikolaus Pevsner described the church as 'the finest early nineteenth century church on the Island'.[2]

Church status[edit]

The church is grouped with All Saints' Church, Calbourne.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Buildings of England, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Nikolaus Pevsner
  2. ^ The Buildings of England, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. Nikolaus Pevsner and David Wharton Lloyd, p43

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