Church Of All Saints
- 26 Jun 2002
- Church Of All Saints, Spaxton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA5 1AR
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST13NE SPAXTON CP
1/131 Church of All Saints
Anglican church. C14, C15; C16 work; late C19 restoration. Random rubble, slate roofs, coped verges with finials. Nave, chancel with north vestry, south aisle with south porch, west tower. Perpendicular. Embattled 2- stage tower with diagonal buttresses, stair turret, 2-light bell- chamber windows; clock; 3-light west window. Three bay nave, 2 and 3-light square-headed windows. Gabled 2-bay aisle, diagonal buttresses, 2-light pointed head window, 3-light square-headed window. Single bay chancel, C19 fenestration, 3-light east window. Gabled C19 vestry. Benched porch, stoup; shafted outer door opening; medieval inner door. Plastered interior on flag floors, chancel with an encaustic pavement. Ceiled wagon roof to nave; C19 wagon roof to chancel with ribs and bosses; plaster wagon roof to aisle; C19 wagon roof under tower, ribs and bosses. Chancel with moulded corbels; tls two bay arcade to aisle. tl4lCl5 octagonal font; medieval chest; C14 piscina to chancel; restored C17 hatchment; C19 pews, though one earlier bench end survives at west end; C19 pulpit and choir stalls; 2 charity plaques by the tower arch. C17 memorial slabs to nave floor; 2 C19 wall monuments by good of Bristol and Reeves of Bath; some C20 brass plaques. Fragments of C15 glass to west window, C19 stained glass. (Pevsner N. Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).
Listing NGR: ST1937135632
Copyright IoE Mr Terry Abbiss. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Abbiss, Terry
Rights Holder: Abbiss, Terry
Rubble, Slate, Medieval Church, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship, Anglican Church, Commemorative Stone, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument, Wall Monument, Commemorative Brass