Winterbourne Monkton, St Mary Magdalen Church
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
HERITAGE HIGHLIGHTS: Tree trunks support the 13th century tower
The earliest part of the building are the south porch, north doorway, and a part of the doorway, all of which date to the 13th century. The chancel arch is 13th century, as is a small lancet window in the chancel. There are fragments of 13th century glass in some of the single lancet windows. On either side of the chancel arch is a 13th century piscina.
- Historic Highlights
- Tree tunks supporting the tower
- Norman font
- 13th century chancel arch and doorways
This is a lovely little country church, in a pretty village setting. The most interesting feature is the pair of tree trunks supporting the west tower, and the vey nicely carved Norman font.
About Winterbourne Monkton
Address: Manor Farm Road, Winterbourne Monkton, Wiltshire, England, SN4 9NW
Attraction Type: Historic Church
Location: Beside Manor Farm, off the A4361 at the southern edge of the village. Usually open daylight hours.
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
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