Little Chishill

St Nicholas' parish church,
seen from the southeast
Little Chishill
Little Chishill
Location within Cambridgeshire
OS grid referenceTL419372
Civil parish
  • Great and Little Chishill
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townRoyston
Postcode districtSG8
Dialling code01763
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
WebsiteGreat & Little Chishill
List of places
52°00′55″N 0°03′59″E / 52.0152°N 0.0665°E / 52.0152; 0.0665Coordinates: 52°00′55″N 0°03′59″E / 52.0152°N 0.0665°E / 52.0152; 0.0665

Little Chishill is a village in the civil parish of Great and Little Chishill, South Cambridgeshire, England. It is 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the village of Great Chishill.[1]

Little Chishill is about 14 mile (400 m) east of the county boundary with Hertfordshire and about 4+12 miles (7 km) southeast of Royston.[1]

Parish church

The Church of England parish church of Saint Nicholas is built of flint with limestone and clunch dressings. Its chancel is 12th-century and was extended in the 13th century. The nave was rebuilt in the 14th century, and the west tower and south porch are late 14th-century. New windows were inserted in the nave in the 15th century, and were replaced in the 19th century. The east window of the chancel and the belfry openings of the west tower are 16th-century. The church is a Grade II* listed building.[2]

The parish's first recorded vicar was John Martyn in 1333.[citation needed]

See also


  1. ^ a b Cambridge & Newmarket (Saffron Walden) (Map). Landranger. Ordnance Survey. 2012. § sheet 154. ISBN 9780319231739.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Parish church of St Nicolas (Grade II*) (1162491)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 22 December 2015.