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ALL SAINTS’, Brixworth

ALL SAINTS’, Brixworth

All Saints', Brixworth, is the largest surviving Anglo-Saxon church in Britain. The Saxon builders re-used Roman bricks when constructing their arches. It is also known that a monastery was founded on the site toward the end of the 7th century, sacked by the Danes. The church includes Norman features, an 11th century round tower and a 15th century spire. It is also famous for the Brixworth Relic - a human throat bone that allegedly once belonged to St Boniface.

Church Street
Brixworth
Northamptonshire
NN6 9DF
Saxon
Brixworth - All Saints' church
6 or 7 miles north of Northampton on the A508
Church authorities