Holwell, Bedfordshire

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St Peter, Holwell
Grid reference: TL163334
Location: 51°59’15"N, 0°18’28"W
Postcode: SG5
Local Government
Council: North Hertfordshire

Holwell is a small village in Bedfordshire, found close by the Hertfordshire border, two miles north of Hitchin in the latter county.

The church is unusual and, although largely rebuilt, retains some Perpendicular Gothic features and an interesting brass to Richard Wodehouse. The school, almshouses, and rectory are all in a similar Tudor style erected in the 1830s, but are no longer in use and have been converted into housing. Fragments of early wall paintings and wooden mullioned windows have been discovered in the mediæval timber-framed Church Farmhouse.

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Window in St Peter's church, Holwell depicting St Albans Cathedral
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