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There must have been a church at Codford St Mary long before the first written reference to it in 1282.

St Peter's church, which stood at the entrance to the medieval village from the west on the north side of the High Street, was made more impressive

Discovered built into the wall above the chancel arch of St Peter’s church in 1864, this Anglo-Saxon sculpture now stands against the north chancel

The rectory house of Codford St Peter. Its classical front conceals a 17th-century house, with a central chimney and lobby-entry plan.

When Codford St Mary's rectory house was built in the 17th century, it was a modest house, unlikely to have been the residence of gentry rector Joh

During the Victorian period, many parish churches were rebuilt or ‘restored’ to look like an idealised version of their medieval selves.

The Hungerfords were one of the largest West Country magnate families. Their family seat was Farleigh Hungerford in Somerset near Trowbridge.