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St Mary Magdalen, South Marston, Wiltshire

(51°35′25″N, 1°43′11″W)
South Marston
SU 195 880
pre-1974 traditional (England and Wales) Wiltshire
now Wiltshire
medieval Old Sarum
now Bristol
  • Allan Brodie
27 Mar 2004

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A small medieval parish church of rubble with ashlar quoins and dressings. The church has a 13thc. chancel, and 15thc. nave, W tower and S porch. The S transept is 19thc., forming part of restorations in 1886 by John Belcher. The only 12thc. features are the simple N and S doorways and the plain font. The doorways were retained or reset in the 15thc. when the aisleless nave was rebuilt.


South Marston is not mentioned in the Domesday Survey.


Exterior Features





N. Pevsner, B. Cherry. The Buildings of England: Wiltshire. 2nd ed. London 1975, 473.