Church of St Edward, Church Lane, Chilton Polden - Sedgemoor

Parish church of C15 origin, largely rebuilt in 1889. Rubble, slate roofs with coped verges and bellcote at west end. Chancel and nave, north aisle, north transept, north and south porches and vestry. Neo-Perpendicular with some Perpendicular features remaining. There is cracking to the vestry wall and the roof covering is failing. The church was awarded a Listed Places of Worship Roof Repairs Grant in 2016 but more repairs are required.

Church of St Edward, Church Lane, Chilton Polden - Sedgemoor
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST EDWARD
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1060126
  • Local Planning Authority: Sedgemoor
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Edward
  • Street Name: Church Lane
  • County: Somerset
  • District / Borough: Sedgemoor
  • Parish: Chilton Polden
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Bridgwater and West Somerset
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II