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St Paul's Church, Newport
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St Paul's Church, Newport
Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Conservative Evangelical
Dedication St Paul
Parish Barton, Isle of Wight
Diocese Portsmouth
Province Canterbury

St Paul's Church, Newport is a parish church in the Church of England located in Barton, Isle of Wight and Newport, Isle of Wight.


The church dates from 1844. It was designed by the architect James William Wild and is sited on Staplers Road in Barton, Newport.

St Paul's was originally a district church in the parish of Whippingham, although serving the Barton area of Newport.

It was built in a neo-Norman in style, with north and south aisles, an apse; there is a tower and spire at the west end of the south aisle. It was intended to accommodate 800 worshippers, including 200 free seats.

The land was given by C. W. Martin and the church was consecrated on 1 February 1844.

List of incumbents

  • Revd W.D. Parker 1844 – 1853
  • Revd W.L. Sharpe 1854 - 1890
  • Revd W.H. Nutter 1891 – 1909
  • Revd C. Collis 1910 - 1915
  • Revd M. Atkinson 1915 – 1937
  • Revd A.G. Kelsey 1937 - 1946
  • Revd L.J.D. Wheatley 1946 - 1963
  • Revd W. Boardman 1963 - 1986
  • Revd A. Andrews 1986 – 1989
  • Revd Chris Lane 1990 - 1995
  • Revd Dr. Peter Pimentel 1996 - 2014

Stained Glass

There is a stained glass window by Charles Eamer Kempe.


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