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St. Mary, West Kington, Wiltshire

Description

The church of St. Mary is an ancient cruciform building of stone, in the Norman and Early English styles, consisting of chancel, nave, transepts, south porch and an embattled western tower with pinnacles, containing 4 bells: the carved oak pulpit at present used in the church is believed to be the one from which Bishop Latimer, who was rector from A.D. 1530 to 1535. himself preached: the most ancient part of the church is about 800 years old: there is a subterranean passage from it extending a long way in the direction of Marshfield: there are about 240 sittings.

Church Records

The register dates from the year 1754.

St. Mary
West Kington
Wiltshire

Denomination:Church of England
Diocese:Bristol
Sittings:240
Graveyard:Yes