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"A handsome building"
Christ Church is located in Wiltshire
Christ Church
Christ Church
Location in Wiltshire
51°30′10″N 1°52′20″W / 51.5027°N 1.8721°W / 51.5027; -1.8721
Location Broad Town, Wiltshire
Country United Kingdom
Denomination Church of England
Founded 1844
Heritage designation Grade II
Designated 15 August 1985
Architect(s) W. Hinton Campbell
Style "Late Commissioners' church"
Completed 1846
Diocese Diocese of Salisbury

Christ Church is the parish church of the village of Broad Town in Wiltshire, England. Constructed between 1844 and 1846 as a late Commissioners' church, it remains an active parish church and is a Grade II listed building.


Historic England gives a construction date for the church of 1844–1846. The Wiltshire Pevsner records the architect as W. Hinton Campbell.

The cookery writer Jane Grigson is buried in the churchyard, alongside her husband, Geoffrey. The church remains an active parish church and holds regular services.

Architecture and description

The church is of ashlar Bath stone, with six bays and a bellcote. Pevsner describes Christ Church as "in the lancet style" and its Historic England designation records it as "a handsome building". The church is designated Grade II.

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