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St. Peter, Britford, Wiltshire


The church of St. Peter is a cruciform building of rubble and stone in the Decorated style, consisting of chancel, nave, aisles, transepts, south porch, and a large central embattled tower containing 6 bells: there is a tomb of the Bouverie family and a monument to Henry (Stafford), 2nd Duke of Buckingham, beheaded at Salisbury, 2 Nov. 1483: in the nave are three very curious semicircular arches which are said by competent authorities to be Roman work in situ: many of the windows are stained: the church was restored and reseated in 1873, and affords 240 sittings. Four Roman coins of the era of Constantine and Constans, struck at Treves and Carthage, were found among the debris of the church during the restoration in 1873.

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1573.

The Phillimore transcript of Marriages at Britford 1573-1812, Wiltshire is available to browse online.

St. Peter

Denomination:Church of England