Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1057727

Date first listed: 17-Apr-1959

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Puckington

National Grid Reference: ST 37701 18288





Anglican parish church. C13, C15, major C19 restoration. Rubble, some coursed and squared, some random, freestone dressings, tile roofs with fishscale banding, coped verges, cruciform finials. Early English and Perpendicular, restoration in a neo-Eirly English style. Nave, chancel, large mid C19 south transept, south porch, small lean-to north vestry, west tower. Embattled 3- stage tower, set-back buttresses, pinnacles on the corners of the battlements, large gargoyles, broad 2-light bell-chamber windows with louvres, large clockface with gilded numerals and hands to the east. Blank quatrefoils on each face below the parapet, blank 2-light windows to ringing chamber stage; stair-turret to north. Large 4-light transomed west window with labels, fine- cut tracery; west doorway in an emphasised moulded surround, flanking triangular shafts. Two bay nave, 2-light Perpendicular windows to the north, 2 low buttresses. Single bay transept with triple lancet windows, low buttresses. Small porch with a front-facing gable, buttresses, Perpendicular inner and outer doorways. Two bay chancel, 2 and 3-light windows with Decorated tracery, mostly renewed; priest's door to south, and let into the wall 2 C18 memorials. Interior mostly plastered, some scraping to chancel. Lofty panelled Perpendicular tower arch. Simple double-chamfered arches to transept and chancel. Tower with panelled ringing-chamber floor; nave and transept with simple braced collar- beam roofs; chancel under panelled wagon roof. Chancel windows with rere-arches. Chancel with C13 stepped group of piscina and sedilia with continuous mouldings. Norman tub font with cable banding, C19 cover with fine wrought-iron decoration. Some Jacobean woodwork including restored pulpit, fragments of carving incorporated in C19 reader and choir stalls, a chair and a chest. High Gothic decalogue plaques, altar rails, altar, and a chair. Simple pine pews, Two C17 memorials to chancel. Memorial to the Great War. Windows with simple diamond-paned leaded lights, clear glass.

Listing NGR: ST3770118288


The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 264452

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing