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St Thomas a Becket, Tilshead, St Thomas Becket, Wiltshire

(51°13′52″N, 1°57′4″W)
Tilshead, St Thomas Becket
SU 035 480
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Wiltshire
now Wiltshire
medieval Old Sarum
now Salisbury
  • Allan Brodie
19 June 1991

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The nave and its arcades date from the early 12th century and the chancel was rebuilt in the mid 13th century. The church was renovated in the 17th and 18th centuries, and it was restored in 1845-6 and in 1904. The Romanesque features are the north and south arcades, and the font.


The DB only records that the king held Tilshead. A rector was recorded at the church in c1170.


Interior Features






J. Buckler, Unpublished album of drawings. Devizes Museum, vol. VIII.

DCMS Listing Description, 1023968.

N. Pevsner and B. Cherry, Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Harmondsworth 1975, 2nd edition, p. 520.

Victoria County History of Wiltshire Volume XV, p.263-75, esp. 272-3.