Church Without Dedication, High Ham - South Somerset

Parish church, formerly private chapel to manor. On site of earlier church, started early C17, damaged in Civil War, completed in 1690. Local lias stone cut and squared Ham stone dressings; Welsh slate roofs, coped gables behind castellated parapets. In a Gothic Revival style. East side of the tower has been repointed but there is still repair work needed to stonework in poor condition. Parapet unstable. Nave re-roofed c1999 but chancel roof poor. The tower roof will need re-covering in the near future.

Church Without Dedication, High Ham - South Somerset
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH IN THE FIELD
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1346080
  • Local Planning Authority: South Somerset
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church

Location

  • Building Name: Church Without Dedication
  • County: Somerset
  • District / Borough: South Somerset
  • Parish: High Ham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Somerton and Frome
  • 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 I

Contact Details

Annie Evans 0117 975 1308

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England