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St John the Baptist, Allington, Wiltshire

(51°9′15″N, 1°42′34″W)
SU 204 395
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Wiltshire
now Wiltshire
medieval Salisbury
now Salisbury
  • Allan Brodie
25 Apr 1995

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The church was rebuilt in 1848-50 and consecrated on 7 January 1851. Part of the impost of the chancel arch may be Romanesque and on the exterior of the north wall of the nave there are five reset voussoirs of a doorway and three from a hoodmould.


Exterior Features

Exterior Decoration


Interior Features


Chancel arch/Apse arches

F. Arnold-Forster, Studies in Church Dedications: or, England's Patron Saints, vol. 3, London 1899, 31.

DCMS Listing Description.

Nikolaus Pevsner, The Buildings of England: Wiltshire, Harmondsworth 1985.

The Churches of the Upper Bourne Valley, Guidebook 1985.

Victoria County History: Wiltshire, vol. X, 20-1.