Bicknor

St. James church Bicknor

Welcome to St. James, Bicknor.

View of St. James, BicknorPhoto © Penny Mayes (cc-by-sa/2.0)

St. James church, Bicknor Photo © Penny Mayes (cc-by-sa/2.0)

St. James church, Bicknor is designated as a Chapel of Ease within the Parish of Bredgar with Bicknor.
It originates from the twelfth century, and was restored 1859-61 by Bodley. It is Grade II* listed. (Listing NGR: TQ8647859317.)
It is unusual in that it is built of chalk, with flint external facings.

There is no electricity at Bicknor church – lighting is by candles and oil lamps, which creates a wonderful atmosphere for the evening services. Dates and times of services can be found on the ‘A Church Near You’ website .

Typically, there are services for Harvest in September, Christingle just before Christmas, a short service as part of the annual Parish Walk which also includes Milstead, Bredgar, Wormshill and Frinsted churches, an Easter Eve service and the Patronal Festival in July.

The church is open during the summer months on Monday afternoons, from 13:00 to 17:00.

 

View of the interior of St. James church, Bicknor. Photo © John Salmon (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Interior of St. James, Bicknor Photo © John Salmon (cc-by-sa/2.0)