Gatcombe

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Coordinates: 50°39′43″N 1°18′11″W / 50.66187°N 1.30294°W / 50.66187; -1.30294

Gatcombe
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Gatcombe

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OS grid reference SZ493849
Civil parish Gatcombe
Unitary authority Isle of Wight
Ceremonial county Isle of Wight
Region South East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWPORT
Postcode district PO30
Dialling code 01983
Police
Fire
Ambulance
EU Parliament South East England
UK Parliament Isle of Wight
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Gatcombe is a village and civil parish[1] on the Isle of Wight. It is four kilometres from Newport in the centre of the island. St. Olave's Church is a Gatcombe church dedicated in 1292, serving as chapel to Gatcombe Manor. The Gatcombe parish was established in 1560.

A carved wooden effigy of Edward Estur, a local knight who fought in the Crusades, is in the church.

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