St Augustine Church

St Augustine of Canterbury (Church of England)

Category: Churches

The Church of St Augustine dates from the 13th century.  It is one of four churches in the Benefice of Wantage Downs, the others being Holy Trinity, West Hendred; Holy Trinity, Ardington and All Saints’, Lockinge.

Rector  Rev. Dr. Nikolaj Christensen

Service Times

The Sunday service at 11am takes place on the first, third, and fifth Sunday of the month. For further service times see What’s On in The Hendreds.

The perpendicular tower has a faceless clock dated 1525 which has been wound daily for nearly 500 years.  A major project is underway to refurbish the clock and enhance it with automatic electrical winding.

To see the clock and tune wheel in action please view the video below.


  • Contact Info :

  • The Rector: 01235 634940
  • E-mail:
  • Website: St Augustine's