CHRIST CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1058062
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH, RODE HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHRIST CHURCH, RODE HILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Rode
National Grid Reference:
ST 80629 54153

Details

ST8054 RODE CP RODE HILL (North side)

12/413 Christ Church

11.3.68

GV II*

Church. 1824 by H E Goodridge for the Rev Charles Daubney, Archdeacon of Salisbury. Ashlar, slate roof. Free Gothic with some Geometric and Decorated detail. Nave and chancel of 4 and 1 bays respectively, tall 2-light windows; blind aisles; prominent buttresses to each side and the angles with weathered gabled caps. Twin polygonal turrets at West end with stepped spires, 2 small spirelets to east end. Interior in a similar flamboyant style with a 4-bay arcade to each side of nave, chamfered 4-centred arches; gallery to west end supported on one wide and 2 narrow arches in a similar style. Stone altar with a reredos, gabled hood with crockets; a niche to each side of the east window, metal decalogue plaques. Monuments flanking the altar to the Daubney family particularly that to right to Archdeacon Daubney bounded by 2 large allegorical statues in niches. Tall chancel arch of 3 orders, chancel with plaster rib vault and plain stained glass. Co-eval pews, choir stalls and font in a similarly extrovert style.

Listing NGR: ST8062954153

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267360
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 05 Apr 2006
Reference: IOE01/15294/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Graham G. G. Warren. Source Historic England Archive
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