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The Minster Church of Saints Thomas, St Thomas Square

The Minster Church of Saints Thomas, St Thomas Square, Newport Minster, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1SG View on map

Grade I listed parish church rebuilt in 1854 - 5 by S W Dawkes in Decorated style retaining Pugin influence. Victorian interior retains a number of very fine 17th century furnishings. Memorial to Sir Edward Horsey d.1582 and Baron Marochetti memorial to Princess Elizabeth, daughter of Charles I who died at Carisbrooke Castle, given by Queen Victoria in 1856. Created as a minster in 2008 and is a centre for major church and civic events.


Opening Arrangements

Monday - Saturday 10am - 2 pm Wednesdays 11am - 2pm


In central pedestrianised square of Newport. Bus: Regular bus services to Newport from anywhere on Isle of Wight. Bus station is 100 yards from the church.

Parking Spaces


Public car parks or metered on street parking. Parking for the disabled by prior arrangement.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes