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St Michael and All Angels, West Overton, Wiltshire

(51°24′42″N, 1°48′31″W)
West Overton
SU 134 681
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Wiltshire
now Wiltshire
medieval Old Sarum
now Salisbury
  • Allan Brodie
10 May 1996

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Feature Sets

The only Romanesque fabric within the 19th-century church is a 12th-century window head which is reset into one of the walls of the porch.


In 1086 the estate belonged to the church of Wilton. With land for 4 ploughs, a mill, meadow, pasture and woodland, it was worth 100s. No church is mentioned.


Interior Features


The church dates from 1877-8 and was designed by C. E. Ponting. The foundation stone of the church was laid on 20th July 1877 and the new church opened on 25th September 1878.


Church Guidebook

F. Arnold-Forster, Studies in Church Dedications or England’s Patron Saints, London 1899, III, 219.

DCMS Listing Description.

N. Pevsner and B. Cherry, Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Harmondsworth 1975, 2nd edition, 567.