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St Peter, Pitton, Wiltshire

(51°4′59″N, 1°41′50″W)
SU 213 316
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Wiltshire
now Wiltshire
medieval Salisbury
now Salisbury
medieval St Peter
now St Peter
  • Allan Brodie
6 October 1995

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This is a church that predominantly belongs to the 19thc. but in the east corner of the north aisle there is a reset 12thc. capital. The font also dates from the 12thc. The bottom of the south porch tower dates from the 13thc. and the chancel was also built in the 13thc. The west window of the nave dates from c. 1300.


Pitton is not a settlement recorded in the Domesday Book. In 1291 Pitton church was a prebend of the treasurer of Salisbury Cathedral.




Loose Sculpture


Much of the church is 19thc., by Ewan Christian.


N. Pevsner and B. Cherry, Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Harmondsworth 1975, 2nd ed, 370.