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2 edition of parish church of St. Candida and Holy Cross, Whitechurch Canonicorum. found in the catalog.

parish church of St. Candida and Holy Cross, Whitechurch Canonicorum.

Walter John Havelock Davidson

parish church of St. Candida and Holy Cross, Whitechurch Canonicorum.

by Walter John Havelock Davidson

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Published by British Publishing Co .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed. (B58-5977) 1958.

The Physical Object
Pagination3-25p.,ill.,19cm
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18841099M

In the heart of the village of Whitchurch Canonicorum is the very ancient church of St. Candida and the Holy Cross. It is the only parish church in England to contain the remains of an ancient saint. It is extremely rare as all shrines were ordered to be destroyed during the Reformation. Whitchurch Canonicorum or Whitechurch Canonicorum is a village and civil parish in southwest Dorset, England, situated in the Marshwood Vale 5 miles ( km) westnorthwest of Bridport. In the census the parish—which includes the settlements of Morcombelake, Ryall and Fishpond Bottom—had a population of

  Os grid reference: SY At the north-side of Whitchurch Canonicorum village, in Marshwood Vale, along Lower Street stands St Candida’s Church (St Candida and Holy Cross), an ancient parish church on an equally ancient site, probably Saxon. The building houses the quite rare 13th century shrine of a Saxon saint who was apparently. Location: Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, DT6. County: Dorset. District: West Dorset. Civil Parish: Whitchurch Canonicorum. Traditional County: Dorset. Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset. Church of England Parish: Whitchurch Canonicorum with Stanton St Gabriel and Fishpond St Candida and Holy Cross. Church of England Diocese: Salisbury.

St Gabriel Morcombelake ‘GOD IS LOVE’ meets you over the entrance, texts guide you through the porch and a Bible lies open for you to read words that speak of love and life. St. Candida & Holy Cross Whitchurch Canonicorum The only English Parish Church to have a shrine with the relics of a female Saint, St. Wite, enclosed above ground. St. Candida and the Holy Cross, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Church of England: Church History. Michael Day provides photographs and bibliography for Whitchurch Canonicorum (St. Candida and the Holy Cross) on his Dorset Churches website ; Description and Travel. All places within the same township/parish shown on an Openstreetmap map.


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Parish church of St. Candida and Holy Cross, Whitechurch Canonicorum by Walter John Havelock Davidson Download PDF EPUB FB2

St Candida and Holy Cross, along with the churches of Stanton St Gabriel’s and St John the Baptist in Fishpond, make up the Parish of Whitechurch Canonicorum within the Salisbury Diocese. All three churches hold regular events and activities and serve their local.

The historic church of St Candida and Holy Cross has been dubbed The Cathedral of the Vale, the Vale, in this case, being Marshwood Vale, split by the River Char. The unusual name is a combination of two words. The first part may simply refer to the white colour of local stone used to build the.

The parish church of St Candida and Holy Cross stands on a Saxon foundation, but the parish church of St. Candida and Holy Cross building is architecturally Early English (late Norman) to Perpendicular – 12th to 14th century.

The font is Norman and the pulpit Jacobean, and it is noted for its nave arcades and tombs, according to The Illustrated AA Road Book of England & Wales. Candida and the Holy Cross, Whitechurch Canonicorum, Dorset Description. The church of St. Candida and Holy Cross, mentioned in the will of Alfred the Great as "Witancercian," is a fine cruciform building of stone in mixed styles, and consists of chancel, nave of four bays with clerestory, aisles, transepts, south porch and an embattled western tower, with pinnacles, containing a clock.

St Candida & Holy Cross Church Whitchurch Canonicorum Having served the local community of Whitchurch Canonicorum in the Marshwood Vale for over a millennium, Saint Candida and the Holy Cross (known locally as The Cathedral of the Vale) is a wealth of religous and historical significance.

Church of England Diocese of Salisbury Whitchurch Canon Icorum with Stanton St. Gabriel and Fishpond Whitchurch Canonicorum: St Candida & Holy Cross Services and events.

Candida (or St. Wite) and Holy Cross, Whitchurch Canonicorum is the only church in England, other than Westminster Abbey, that retains the original medieval shrine and relics of the saint to whom it is dedicated. ‘St Wite’ (white) or as she was known in Latin ‘St Candida’.

Very little is known about her except that her shrine at Whitchurch Canonicorum was and still is a place of. St Candida and Holy Cross, Whitchurch Canonicorum Homepage; Parish History; Pilgrimage; News & Events; Finding Us; Thursday, 2 April Church CLOSED.

THE CHURCH IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR THE COMING WEEKS, WE WILL UPDATE AS SOON AS THINGS CHANGEmusic, St Candida & Holy Cross, whitchurch canonicorum.

Location: Lower St, Whitchurch. The Parish Church of St. Candida (or St. Wite) and Holy Cross, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, courtesy of Michael Day's Dorset Churches web site: Whitchurch (or Whitechurch) Canonicorum lies in Marshwood Vale in the west of the County of Dorsetshire.

To the west is Catherston Lewiston, Wootton Fitzpaine and Hawkchurch. To the north is Marshwood and to the east is Symondsbury and Chideock. Church of St Candida and Holy Cross, Whitchurch Canonicorum. Grade 1, Lead Author: PS SY ; Lat/Long, Whitchurch Canonicorum (St. Wite) The Parish Church of St.

Candida (or St. Wite) and Holy Cross, Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset. Sources: Betjeman, J., Sir John Betjeman's guide to English parish churches, revised and updated by Nigel : HarperCollins,p. WHITCHURCH CANONICORUM WHITCHURCH VILIAGE Whitchurch Canonicorum Church (St Candida and Holy Cross) G.V.

I Parish Church and former Minster Church. Church has material of C12, C13, C14 and C15 and modern additions and restorations. West Tower, nave with clerestory, north and south aisles, south porch, north and south transepts, chancel, south.

Whitchurch Canonicorum: St Candida & Holy Cross. Menu. Whitchurch Canonicorum: St Candida & Holy Cross Services and events News and notices About us Our church is over a years old and we are the only Parish Church in England to have a shrine with the relics of a Saint.

She is St Wite and the church has been a centre of pilgrimage for. St Candida and Holy Cross Watch the casting of the new number six bell for Whitchurch on our YouTube Channel.

The Origins of St Candida and Holy Cross. The present building was started during the reign of William the Conqueror although the first mention of a church was in AD, when Alfred the Great bequeathed Hwitancircian (Whitechurch) to his youngest son. Whitchurch Canonicorum is a large parish 5 m.

N.E. of Lyme Regis. The church and Coney's Castle Camp are the principal monuments. Ecclesiastical. d (1) Parish Church Of St. Candida (Or St. Wite) And Holy Cross (Pla) stands in the village. The walls are of local rubble with ashlar and dressings of the same material; the roofs are.

Whitchurch Canonicorum, St Candida & Holy Cross Church St Candida and Holy Cross is the only parish church in England to have a saint's shrine and relics.

The saint is Wite, a Saxon healer, who was murdered by the Danes and whose shrine became a destination for medieval pilgrims. The 'A Church Near You' website for Whitchurch Canonicorum: St Candida & Holy Cross says: "Our church is over a years old and we are the only Parish Church in England to have a shrine with the relics of a Saint.

She is St Wite and the church has been. The beautiful barrel-vaulted ceiling of Whitchurch Canonicorum’s ‘cathedral of the vale’: St Candida & Holy Cross Church Within the church, described as Dorset’s finest parish church by a number of architectural and historical figures, there is a lovely barrel roof and a 13th-century foramina tomb – a tomb with openings – that.

The Parish Church of St Candida (St Wite) and Holy Cross: Whitechurch Canonicorum [Syer, George Vivian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Parish Church of St Candida (St Wite) and Holy Cross: Whitechurch CanonicorumAuthor: George Vivian Syer.

to book a place. pm Village Hall Saturday 9th December: RETURN OF THE MUMMERS. at St Candida and Holy Cross Church Whitchurch Canonicorum. Saturday September 23rd. 7pm. Please put your name and the name of the church 'Whitchurch Canonicorum' in the 'Leave a Message' box on the form so that the funds will be attributed.

Church of England Parish: Whitchurch Canonicorum with Stanton St Gabriel and Fishpond St Candida and Holy Cross. Church of England Diocese: Salisbury. Find accommodation in Whitchurch Canonicorum. Listing Text. WHITCHURCH CANONICORUM.

/0/ Church House 08. St Candida and Holy Cross, Whitchurch Canonicorum. The unusually named St Candida and Holy Cross Church stands in a small village which actually has an equally unusual name. It stands in the village of Whitchurch Canonicorum.

The name comes from St Wite who is in fact the saint to whom the church is dedicated, Candida being the Latin.Nevertheless, it remains a fact that St. Candida & Holy Cross is the only church in England to traditionally contain the tomb of its own patron saint.

Not far from Whitchurch there is a well also dedicated to St. Candida, but before describing this there are two other notables connected with the church that deserve a mention.