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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1057410



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Quantoxhead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265121

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13/75 Church of Saint Mary



Parish Church. C14, refenestrated early C15, restored and redecorated 1698, vestry added, chancel partly rebuilt and church restored 1860. Blue lias random rubble, sandstone dressings, slate roofs, coped verges. 2 bay nave, chancel, North East vestry, South porch, West tower. 3 stage crenellated tower, diagonal buttresses, 2-light bell openings, tiny lancet below string course, 3-light West window, square crenellated stair turret North West corner. South front 2-light windows flanking porch with 2-light octagonal chamfered aullioned window set below eaves right, gabled porch, chamfered arched opening, holy water stoop and lancet on East wall, chamfered 4 centred arch door, chancel 2-light mullioned window with hood mould and 2-light arched window flanking priest's door with scratch dial to right, 3-light East window, 2-light window under East wall of vestry, North front of nave two 2-light windows. Interior: unplastered. C19 arch braced chancel roof, ribbed and plastered barrel vault to nave. C19 pointed chancel arch, 4 centred arch doorway to vestry in reset plank and muntin screen; vestry on site of earlier chancel aisle. Tower arch moulded in 2 orders with ogee headed stair turret door. Blocked 4 centred arch door to rood loft, blocked rood loft, opening above and another blocked door centre North nave wall. Rood screen day be C14 in part, restored C19. originally had large loft, fine set early C16 bench ends, pulpit dated 1633, Jacobean newel turned alter rails, canopy tomb North wall of chancel to Hugh Luttrell, died 1522 and his son Andrew, died 1538. (Photograph in NMR; Kelly's Directory 1902; VCH Somerset Vol S forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1364143656

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1902)

National Grid Reference: ST 13641 43656


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