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Brent Pelham
Brent Pelham
is a village in Hertfordshire, England, and situated approximately 5 miles (8 km) east of Buntingford. It is one of the three Pelhams, with Stocking Pelham
Stocking Pelham
and Furneux Pelham, and forms part of the civil parish of Brent Pelham
Brent Pelham
and Meesden. It is in the civil parish of Braughing. The parish church of St Mary's dates from the 14th century. It contains a black marble tomb slab of the 13th century, upon which the name of legendary local dragon-slayer Piers Shonks and a date of 1086 has been added. Symbols of the Four Evangelists
Four Evangelists
- angel, eagle, lion, and bull - have been carved in relief around a dragon's mouth.[1] The church is part of a benefice with Anstey, Hormead, Meesden
Meesden
and Wyddial.[2] Near St Mary's church are ancient stocks which could accommodate up to three people. A derelict windmill survives in the village. There is a Royal Observer Corps observer post just outside the village, but it is now in a state of disrepair. It has an Orlit, which is rare for posts in this area.[citation needed]

Stocks
Stocks
in churchyard

See also[edit]

The Hundred Parishes

References[edit]

^ "GENUKI - Brent Pelham". Joinermarriageindex.co.uk. 4 October 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2014.  ^ "About Us - The Benefice of Anstey, Brent Pelham, Hormead, Meesden and Wyddial". Quintetchurches.com. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 

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