This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
WICK ST. LAWRENCE C.P.
ST 36 NE
2/3 Parish Church of St. Lawrence 9.2.61
Parish Church. C15; largely rebuilt and heavily restored in 1864-65 by Foster and Wood of Bristol. Coursed, squared rubble, freestone dressings, plain tile nave roof, slate roof to chancel and vestry. West tower, 3 bay nave, south porch, 2 bay chancel, north vestry. Tower: 3 stage with south west polygonal stair turret; first stage has diagonal buttresses and moulded west door with fleurons and head stops and restored west window; plain second stage with single light windows; plain 2-light windows to third stage; plain parapet with tiny pinnacles. Nave, bays divided by buttresses with set backs; 3-light windows under dripmoulds with figurative carved stops; to north, polygonal, 2 stage rood stair turret with gargoyles and plain cap. South porch is 2 storeys gabled with moulded doorway and 2-light window over; similar inner door with empty figure niche over stoup. Chancel is lower than nave and has diagonal buttresses blocked south priests door and 3-light perpendicular east window. North vestry of 1865 has freestone quoins and window dressings, 3-light cusped windows under square hoodmoulds and a prominent stack. Interior has moulded perpendicular tower arch, restored chancel arch and embattled wall plate to chancel roof.
Everything rebuilt or scraped. C15 freestone pulpit of the highest quality; decorated panels adorn pulpit and pedestal and are surmounted by various ornate friezes. Rood stair doors survive, lower has moulded surround. Tub font, probably Norman. Tablets: Sheppard 1716, Sheppard 1725. Sources: The Story of Wick St. Lawrence. S. Redman.Pevsner: Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol.
Listing NGR: ST3663665440
© Mr Robert Mair. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Mair, Robert
Rights Holder: Mair, Robert
Freestone, Rubble, Slate, Tile, Medieval Parish Church, Tudor Religious Ritual And Funerary, Church, Place Of Worship, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument
Please update your browser
Our website works best with the latest version of the browsers below, unfortunately your browser is not supported. Using an old browser means that some parts of our website might not work correctly.