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St Michael and All Angels, Urchfont. The chancel has an impressive rib-vaulted stone ceiling.

St Michael and All Angels, Urchfont. The chancel has an impressive rib-vaulted stone ceiling.

1/ ST MARY, ST KATHARINE and ALL SAINTS, EDINGTON01_Edington

This splendid Grade 1 cruciform church was built c1360 for the Bonshommes
by William of Edington, Bishop of Winchester. Inside there are 17th century
maroon and white plaster roofs in the nave and tower crossing, 18th century
plaster work in the chancel, 17th century woodwork, some medieval stained
glass and many splendid monuments, both medieval and later.

Opening arrangements: Open daily

Postcode: BA13 4QJ

2/ ST PETER, LITTLE CHEVERELL02_Little Cheverell

The church is of 1850 save for the good 14th century tower, south porch and
chancel arch. The interior is plain and holds engraved glass to mark the Millennium and Royal Jubilee.

Opening arrangements: Normally open

Postcode: SN10 4JL

3/ ALL SAINTS, WEST LAVINGTON03_West Lavington

This Grade 1 church is mainly 12th and 13th century. The Dauntsey chapel in
the south transept has two fine 17th century marble Danvers monuments.
There is both Kempe glass and a Millennium east window engraved by
Simon Whistler.

Opening arrangements: Normally open

Postcode: SN10 4LB

4/ ST MARY the VIRGIN, POTTERNE04_Potterne

This Grade 1 cruciform church occupies a commanding position above the
village. It is an Early English church of exceptional purity and austerity. The
tower has an elaborate Perpendicular top. There are Purbeck marble shafts
at the east end. The Anglo – Saxon font has a Latin inscription from Psalm 42.
There is a monument by Nollekens.

Opening arrangements: Open daily

Postcode: SN10 5LZ

5/ ST MICHAEL and ALL ANGELS, URCHFONT05a_Urchfont

This mainly Decorated Grade 1 church stands beyond the village
pond by a handsome farmhouse. The tower is Perpendicular. The chancel
has an impressive rib-vaulted stone ceiling. There is a 13th century font.

Opening arrangements: Open daily

Postcode: SN10 4QP

6/ ST ANDREW, ETCHILHAMPTON06_Etchilhampton

The nave is 14th century but much Victorianised. There is a Norman font,
14th century effigies and a Millennium window by Simon Whistler.

Opening arrangements: Open daily

Postcode: SN10 3JL

7/ ST JOHN the BAPTIST, DEVIZES07_Devizes

This is a major Grade 1 Norman church although the exterior apart from the
tower is mainly Perpendicular. There is good Norman rib vaulting in the
chancel and an elaborate Beauchamp chapel of 1492 enclosing a set of
Norman corbels. The stained glass windows are mainly Victorian.

Opening arrangements: Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings

Postcode: SN10 1PA

8/ ST MARY the VIRGIN, BISHOPS CANNINGS08_Bishops Canning

A large Grade 1 cruciform church with a spire. It is almost entirely Early
English with some Norman and some Perpendicular work. The chancel is rib-vaulted
and there is a nave roof of 1670. The east window is by Wailes.

Opening arrangements: Open daily

Postcode: SN10 2JZ

9/ ST NICHOLAS, BROMHAM09_Bromham_sgw

This Grade 1 church is cruciform, mainly 13th-14th century, with a spire
originally constructed in 1510. The great glory of the church is the elaborate
Baynton chapel with its assemblage of tombs, brasses and decorated
ceiling panels. The chancel is of 1864 and has stained glass by Burne-Jones
and Morris.

Opening arrangements: Open daily

Postcode: SN15 2JS

10/ HOLY CROSS, SEEND10_seend

Another Grade 1 church, it was primarily built by John Stokys whose
brass and that of his wife of 1498 are to be found in the north aisle. Canon
Thynne rebuilt the chancel in 1875. There are many 18th century wall tablets
in the church, and a Millennium window by Andrew Taylor depicting
village history and scenes.

Opening arrangements: Open daily

Postcode: SN12 6NR

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