The Church

St Nicholas is the local parish church, part of the Anglican Benefice of Northanger. The Rector is the Reverend Tony Pears (01420 588398)

Services normally follow the pattern:
1st Sunday 10:30am Holy Communion
2nd Sunday 8am Holy Communion
3rd Sunday 10:30am Holy Communion
4th Sunday 8am
10am

5:30pm

Holy Communion
Family Service

Evensong (summer only)

The church is open daily for worship and prayer, continuing the living tradition of over 750 years.

A church has stood on the site in Chawton since at least 1270 when it was mentioned in a diocesan document. The church suffered a disastrous fire in 1871 which destroyed all but the chancel. The rebuilt church was designed by Sir Arthur Blomfield and is now listed Grade 2*

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