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All Saints, Chilton, Berkshire

(51°34′14″N, 1°17′45″W)
SU 489 860
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Berkshire
now Oxfordshire
medieval Salisbury
now Oxford
  • Ron Baxter
25 August 1991, 30 October 2013

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Feature Sets

Nave of 12thc. with S aisle added early 13thc. Present chancel 14thc. Original W tower reputedly destroyed 1644, rebuilt 1847 and 1876 and extended to S 1971. Plain 12thc. N doorway (blocked). A single corbel is the only 12thc. sculpture to survive, although a second is recorded.


Chilton comprised two manors at DS, one held by Walter FitzOther whose descendants took the name of Windsor on becoming wardens of Windsor Castle. The second held at DS by Wenric under the Abbot of Abingdon. The estate was given to the abbey by Aethelred II in 1015, and the gift was confirmed in the reign of Henry II and held until the Dissolution. The advowson of the church belonged to the Abbey.


Interior Features

Interior Decoration


All Saints, Chilton, Oxfordshire, 1986. n.d., n.p.

Victoria History of the Counties of England: Berkshire. London. Vol. 4 (1924) , 11-15.

G. E. Cockrell (ed.), The Complete Peerage, vol. 8, 135.

N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England. Berkshire. Harmondsworth 1966, 115.