Church of St Matthew, High Street, Wookey - Mendip

Parish church, dated predominantly from C15 but with C13 chancel. The building is well maintained, however the nave and aisle roofs are improperly fixed and thus split and leak annually letting water into the C15 roof structure.

Church of St Matthew, High Street, Wookey - Mendip
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST MATTHEW
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1295105
  • Local Planning Authority: Mendip
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Matthew
  • Street Name: High Street
  • County: Somerset
  • District / Borough: Mendip
  • Parish: Wookey
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Wells
  • 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