Loading Events

← Back to Events

St John the Baptist, North Baddesley

+ Google Map
St John the Baptist, Flexford Road
North Baddesley, Hampshire SO52 9BG United Kingdom
+44 2380737617

Public transport links

Any bus to North Baddesley provides the nearest public transport link. From the Junction of Botley Road and Nutburn Road there is a 0.8 mile journey NE to Flexford Road where the church is. If you are walking, Nutburn and Flexford Road are busy at times and caution is advised. 

Venue access details

External access involves a short grass path with short steep inclines from the rough stone and gravel carpark. There is a 5-10cm drop into the church from the porch. The nave floor is uneven memorial slabs and soft unglazed brick. Channel ramps are available. The working churchyard burial ground is rough grassland. A low uneven tarmac path bisects it.

Seating for a maximum of 85, or comfortably 50 people in fixed wooden pews, elevated around 10cm from the aisle. Visitors receive a courteous welcome and the team will adjust as far as the church allows. Wheelchair users who are unable to transfer are welcome to join the worship team in the chancel or remain in the aisle. Access to the chancel rail involves one step up through the rood screen. One further step to the altar. No hearing loop, no amplification. Team members will be as helpful as possible to visually impaired visitors. No toilets.

Building details

  • Certainly in use before 1089 AD as All Saints North Baddesley.  Recent restoration has seen the wooden barrel vault of the east end repainted in its medieval splendour.
  • Rededicated 1304 to St John the Baptist when the Knights Hospitallers had their headquarters next door. As is common building has been repeatedly altered.
  • Parts of Chancel are C15, west tower and west wall from the 1670’s. Chancel rebuilt in 15th Century, a short engaged tower built in 1674. All restored by Gilbert Scott in 1879.
  • Building listing number: Grade II* listed – 1093668

November 2019

Early Morning Holy Communion

November 24 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Fourth of the month, happening 24 times

St John the Baptist, North Baddesley, St John the Baptist, Flexford Road
North Baddesley, Hampshire SO52 9BG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A great start to a Sunday. A spoken service of Holy Communion using Common Worship in the ancient surroundings of St John the Baptist.

Find out more »

December 2019

Begin Advent with reflection

December 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
St John the Baptist, North Baddesley, St John the Baptist, Flexford Road
North Baddesley, Hampshire SO52 9BG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

How will you be starting your new year? Advent is the start of the religious calendar Christians keep. Today Andrew Ashdown will lead us in a reflective service. Here's a video from 2018 to give you a bit of an insight into this very special time of year.

Find out more »

Early Morning Holy Communion

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, happening 24 times

St John the Baptist, North Baddesley, St John the Baptist, Flexford Road
North Baddesley, Hampshire SO52 9BG United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A great start to a Sunday. A spoken service of Holy Communion using Common Worship in the ancient surroundings of St John the Baptist.

Find out more »

July 2020

History of St John the Baptist

July 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, happening 14 times

St John the Baptist, North Baddesley, St John the Baptist, Flexford Road
North Baddesley, Hampshire SO52 9BG United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Church against moody sky

History exhibition at the ancient church of St John the Baptist on Flexford ridge

Find out more »
+ Export Events