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Holy Trinity, Chrishall, Essex

History of Holy Trinity

Enid Porter in Cambridgeshire Customs and Folklore p185, writes about the Plague Pit of Crishall.

She refers to a legend, unsubtantiated, that the village used to stand further up hill, around the church, but was destroyed by fire, either accidentally or following an outbreak of plague. There is however believed to be a plague pit in the church yard, possibly under the modern carpark.

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