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This week's Chronicle features St James

28th April 2006 @ 7:07am – by Audlem Webteam
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(The website link that was here no longer works) This week's Chronicle features Audlem's St James' church as its 'Hidden Gem'. Reporter Jamie Oliver takes a tour of the church and describes how it is the ancient centrepiece of one of South Cheshire's most picturesque villages. He reports how it is thought to have been built on a Celtic site in 1278.

The story includes interviews with Andrew Bradshaw, the 'man who has to scramble to the top of the church when the clocks go back or forward', and with Dinah Andrew of Audlem History Society. Dinah describes how the first recorded vicar was Richard Randolf in 1311. "Since then," she says, "every vicar has been male up to 2004 when Helen Chantry was given the position."


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