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Welcome to the church of St Edmund & St George, Hethe

church The Church of St Edmund and St George, Hethe is a member of the Shelswell group of parishes.

The name 'hethe' is generally understood to mean 'high place', the reference being made to a ridge that runs by a small stream, the location of which was the original location of the first major dwelling, built in the 15th. century (source - The New Oxfordshire Village Book).
Flora Thompson based her trilogy 'Lark Rise to Candleford' on the area North East of Bicester including the nearby villages of Juniper Hill, Cottisford, Fringford and Hethe

church The church of St Edmund and St George is to be found in the centre of the village.
Parts of the church date back to the 12th century and the church contains some interesting stained glass windows.
The Roman Catholic church of Holy Trinity is located on the outskirts of the village

Church Services in Hethe
3rd. December 10th. December 17th. December 24th. December
star in sky
25th. December
nativity
31st. December

9.15am
Holy Communion
6.00pm
Ecumenical
Carol Service

9.15am
Holy Communion


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