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Church of St Mary Magdalene, Church Lane, Barwick - South Somerset

Parish church C13 and later. Ham stone roughly squared and coursed, with ashlar dressings; plain clay tiles between coped gables to chancel south aisle and nave, stone slates to south porch. Chancel is an 1885 rebuild incorporating earlier fragments. The tower roof is in poor condition, the bell frame needs work undertaken and the nave and aisle roofs are also in poor condition. The congregation applied for a Listed Places of Worship Roof Repairs Grant for work to be carried out in 2017 but was unsuccessful.

Church of St Mary Magdalene, Church Lane, Barwick - South Somerset
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Church Lane
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1057217
  • Local Planning Authority: South Somerset
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Mary Magdalene
  • Street Name: Church Lane
  • County: Somerset
  • District / Borough: South Somerset
  • Parish: Barwick
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Yeovil
  • Region: South West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority Category: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority Category: C
  • Owner Type: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*
  • New Entry: No

Contact Details

Annie Evans 0117 975 1308

Next steps

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