History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
The church was built around AD 680 by monks from Peterborough, and it is the largest Saxon building in England. Within the church is an unusual 14th-century stone reliquary and a carved Saxon figure of an eagle.
A short stroll from the church is the Heritage Centre, where the Friends of All Saints Church Brixworth maintain a centre for local studies, including archaeological records of finds, old photographs, and artefacts discovered in the church.
Brixworth is very well placed to visit several stately homes, for which Northamptonshire is justly famous. Lamport Hall, Holdenby House, and Cottesbrooke Hall and Gardens are all within 4 miles of the village.
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Address: Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England
Attraction Type: Village
Location: 7 miles north of Northampton on the A508
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
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Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Brixworth, All Saints Church - 0 miles (Historic Church)
Lamport Hall - 2.2 miles (Historic House)
Lamport, All Saints Church - 2.2 miles (Historic Church)
Cottesbrooke, All Saints Church - 2.7 miles (Historic Church)
Cottesbrooke Hall and Gardens - 2.8 miles (Historic House)
Holdenby House Gardens - 3.8 miles (Garden)
Holdenby, All Saints Church - 3.8 miles (Historic Church)
Coton Manor Gardens - 4.5 miles (Garden)
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