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St Giles, Holme, Huntingdonshire

(52°28′37″N, 0°15′2″W)
TL 189 880
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Huntingdonshire
now Cambridgeshire
  • Ron Baxter

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Feature Sets

The old church consisted of consisted of an aisled nave with a W bell-cote, and a chancel and dated from the 12th and 13thc. It was demolished and a new church built by Edward Browning in 1862, which is more or less a copy of the old in its general disposition. It has an aisled four-bay nave with a W bell-cote, and an aisleless chancel with N vestry and organ loft. Construction is of rough-faced ashlar. Some of the capitals from the old church were reused in the S arcade.


Holme was a hamlet and chapelry of Glatton until the 19thc. It is not mentioned in the Domesday Survey.

Chapelry of Glatton to 1857, now benefice of Yaxley and Holme with Conington.


Interior Features



Victoria County History: Huntingdonshire. III (1936).
N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England. Bedfordshire and the County of Huntingdon and Peterborough, Harmondsworth 1968, 266.
RCHM(E), An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Huntingdonshire. London 1926, 140.