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St. Michael and All Angels, Brinkworth, Wiltshire

Description

The church of St. Michael and All Angels is an ancient building of stone in the Early Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, south porch, and an embattled western tower containing a clock and 5 bells: there are two hagioscopes and an ancient communion table: the chancel was restored in 1889 at a cost of £700, and again in 1902-3, at a further cost of £2,800: the church affords 280 sittings.

Cemeteries

The churchyard was closed as a burial ground by Order in Council in October, 1887, and a cemetery, 2 acres in extent, formed close by, the cost of which, £350, was defrayed by the sale of parish property.

Church Records

The parish register dates from the year 1653.

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Brinkworth 1653-1812, Wiltshire is available to browse online.

St. Michael and All Angels
Brinkworth
Wiltshire

Denomination:Church of England
Diocese:Bristol
Sittings:280
Graveyard:Yes