The church of St. James at Tytherington was founded in the early 12th century. This is a simple building, being just 49 feet long and 13 feet wide. Its most striking feature is the thickness of the walls at 3ft wide.
Sunday worship at this church has not always been available every week. In the 1820s services were only held four times a year. Most of the time the villagers were expected to walk to Heytesbury church, but in the winter this was not always possible. No funerals have taken place here; the church was recently granted a licence for marriages. Today there is a service once a month.