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Skidbrooke, St Botolph
Skidbrooke, St Botolph
Skidbrooke, St Botolph

The tower of St Botolph’s dates from the fourteenth century.

June 2008


Skidbrooke, St Botolph, tower
Skidbrooke, St Botolph
Skidbrooke, St Botolph
Skidbrooke, St Botolph

The earliest parts of St Botolph’s date from the thirteenth century. It is a Grade I Listed building.

June 2008

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1165864

Skidbrooke, St Botolph
Skidbrooke, St Botolph
Skidbrooke, St Botolph
Skidbrooke, St Botolph

Standing in glorious isolation, the church of St Botolph, Skidbrooke, has a large 14th century nave.

The chancel arch is in the Early English style whilst the clerestory and tower are Perpendicular.

It is now looked after by the Churches Conservation Trust after many years of being abandoned.

Mark Acton, 2008



Skidbrooke,
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, interior
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, interior
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, interior

The interior of the church looking west. The four-bay arcades differ, but all date from the early thirteenth century.

Peter Kirk Collection, 2002

Skidbrooke, St Botolph
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, Interior
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, Interior
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, Interior

View looking east.

The chancel arch was built in the thirteenth century. On the north wall of chancel is a rectangular aumbry and on the south side a piscina and sedilia.

The east window is flanked by large grotesque corbel heads.

June 2008

Skidbrooke, St Botolph, interior view
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, Interior
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, Interior
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, Interior

The view looking west shows the early thirteenth-century north and south arcades, each of four bays.

Both arcades have octagonal piers and polygonal responds.

June 2008

Skidbrooke, St Botolph, interior view
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, Window
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, Window
Skidbrooke, St Botolph, Window

Rectangular fourteenth-century window in the south wall of the chancel.

June 2008

Skidbrooke, St Botolph, window