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Pages 126-127

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Hertfordshire. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1910.

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67. HOLWELL

(O.S. 6 in. (a)vi. N.E. (b)vi. S.E.

Ecclesiastical

a(1). Parish Church of St. Peter, stands in the village, about 3 miles N. of Hitchin. It was built in 1877–9 on the site of an older church, of which it contains the following remains:—across E. wall, the length of 14th-century string course, with ball flower and other ornament typical of the period, and in the N. wall of the nave a 15th-century doorway.

Fittings—Brass: in the nave, to Robert Wodehouse, 1515; with chalice and wafer, and an inscription between two 'wodehouses' or wild men. Corbel or Bracket: in S. wall of chancel, possibly 15th-century. Piscina: in N. wall of nave, recess without basin, cusped head much damaged, 15th-century.

Condition—Good.

Secular

b(2). Homestead Moat, ¼ mile S.W. of the church.