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The foundation stone of the little mission church at Purewell Cross bears the inscription: 'To the Glory of God and in remembrance of her brothers - erected by Mary Long 1880'.

On 4th August 1898 planning permission was granted for a 30ft by 18ft building to be built as a place of worship, which became known as Portfield and Jumpers Mission Church. This was built on land belonging to Mr John Preston where numbers 9 and 11 Fitzmaurice Road now stand. [Read more]

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The geology of the borough is unremarkable; the bedrock is mainly composed of sand with patches of clay to the east and west, and superficial deposits (drift) of sand and gravel cover the entire area.[55] The extraction of sand and gravel for construction purposes is carried out in the borough and the opening of more sites is planned.[56]

Bournemouth Airport is situated in Hurn (a small village within the Christchurch Borough boundary) and is around 3.75 miles (6.04 km) north-west of Christchurch town centre. Originally an RAF airfield, the airport began commercial services in the late 1950s and now serves around 800,000 passengers annually.[145] Ryanair, EasyJet, Thomson Airways and Palmair operate from the airport and provide scheduled flights to European, North African and Caribbean destinations.[146]

Take a trip to Highcliffe Castle and soak up the splendour of this wonderful Grade I listed mansion. While you're there enjoy a delicious Dorset cream tea at its own heritage centre and tearooms. 

Adventure Wonderland is great fun for little ones with a fantastic indoor play centre it's a great way to release some energy.

Sir Donald Bailey, a civil engineer, developed the Bailey bridge while he worked in Christchurch during the Second World War. Bailey lived in Christchurch after he retired in 1966 until his death in 1985.[28] Former England football international and Liverpool player Jamie Redknapp attended Twynham School when his father, Harry Redknapp, managed A.F.C. Bournemouth.[159] Another footballer, retired Arsenal and Scotland goalkeeper Bob Wilson, has a home near the town centre.[160]

Christchurch railway station is on the South Western Main Line from London Waterloo to Weymouth. Services are operated by South West Trains and depart for London Waterloo twice an hour, Monday to Saturday; and hourly on Sunday.[143] Weymouth, Dorchester, Wareham, Poole, Bournemouth, Brockenhurst, Southampton and its airport, Eastleigh, Winchester, Basingstoke, Farnborough, Woking, Waterloo can be accessed directly from Christchurch station.[144]

Christchurch has a council run leisure centre situated at the end of Stony Lane South. The complex contains a swimming pool, golf course and indoor bowling facility which is home to the East Dorset Indoor Bowls Club.[136] Christchurch has a lawn bowling club, Christchurch Bowling Club, that play on the green adjacent to the castle ruins.[137] The town has two other lawn bowling clubs and golf courses; at Iford and Highcliffe.[138]

In the late 1890s at 4 Fitzmaurice Road (then called Church Road), the home of Mrs Whiteley, a Sunday School was started by Mrs Alicia Carter of Wick with the help of Miss Maud Druitt and Mrs Blair of Southbourne and the approval of the Vicar of Christchurch, Rev T. Bush.

Hurn Bridge is also the home of Christchurch Cricket Club who have teams in the Saturday and Sunday Dorset Leagues.[134] In 2009 the first XI won Division 3 having been newly promoted from Division 4. In those two seasons the team lost only four games.[135] Hurn Bridge houses the Dorset Cricket Centre, an indoor training facility run by the Dorset Cricket Board.[134]

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Christ Church,Reading Road,Chineham,Basingstoke,Hants.RG24 8LT

We hope that you will have the opportunity to visit us, to enjoy the beauty and peace of this building, to take time for prayer and reflection, to light a candle, or to join us in any of our acts of worship which take place regularly in this remarkable church hallowed by centuries of prayer and worship.

Christchurch offers a fascinating mix of History and Heritage, wonderful coastline and countryside views and a variety of attractions that will make your stay a memorable one. Christchurch also has a great selection of restaurants using the very best local produce most of which comes straight from the local fishing boats.

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Christchurch has two infant schools, two junior schools, five primary schools (combined infant and junior) and three secondary schools. The secondary schools are, in order of size: Twynham School (1,515 pupils), Highcliffe School (1,347 pupils) and the Grange School (637 pupils). The secondary schools share a sixth form with the three sites providing different courses.[151]

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Discover the towns’ rich history and marvel at the magnificent Priory Church which dates back to the 11th Century.

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A wide range of services is on offer in the Priory, many of them involving our choirs which are among the best parish church choirs in the country. As a Christian community, we set out to be welcoming and inclusive, and so the Priory is also used by the people of Christchurch for weddings, funerals, baptisms, and other significant events in both local and national life.

Two bus companies operate within the borough: Wilts & Dorset and Yellow Buses. Together they provide direct routes from Christchurch to: Alderney, Beaulieu, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Burley, Burton, Highcliffe, Lymington, Milford on Sea, Mudeford, New Milton, Parkstone, Poole, Ringwood, and Westbourne. During the summer months, it is possible to travel directly to Chichester, Dorchester, Hedge End, Paultons Park, Portsmouth, Salisbury, Southsea, and Weymouth.[142]

Worship Services: Saturday: 5:00pm Sunday: 9:30am & 11:00am

Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, better known as Raphael was one of the most celebrated and influential artists.


John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute, Prime Minister 1762–63, amateur botanist and one of the founders of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; built a mansion, High Cliff House, on his Christchurch estate close to the cliff top in 1773.[129] The area is now known as Highcliffe. Charles Stuart, 1st Baron Stuart de Rothesay, diplomat and grandson of John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute; built Highcliffe Castle a grand, romantic style mansion house on the site of his grandfather's house.[129]

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By bus: The number 7 bus stops outside the church on the Reading Road.

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By car: Chineham is an urban area approx 3 miles North East of central Basingstoke. It is located just off the A33 road between Basingstoke and Reading. Christ Church can be found about half way up the Reading Road in Chineham, next turning to the Doctors surgery and near the pink traffic calming section on the road.

Prayer and worship have been offered on this site for more than 1,300 years, and in this Priory Church for over 900 years, by people who have left behind a testimony to their faith in the architecture of this magnificent parish church which dates back to Norman times. We are open every day of the year, and welcome a large number of visitors from across the world.

Worship Services: Sunday: 9:30am & 11:00am