St Martin's Chapel, Chisbury
St Martin's was built in the early part of the 13th century, on the edge of Chisbury Camp, an Iron Age hillfort. There are written records of it from 1246 onwards and its surviving architecture is contemporary with that period. The walls are faced with flint. The windows have the remains of good-quality Decorated Gothic tracery that suggests they were added in the latter part of the 13th century.
Between 1496 and 1518 St. Martin's lacked a priest, but it was served again from then until 1547. Thereafter St. Martin's lapsed from use for worship and was re-used as a barn. It was re-roofed with thatch in the 19th century.
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