CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1058276
Date first listed:
11-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Trudoxhill
National Grid Reference:
ST 75549 44977

Details

ST74SE TRUDOXHILL CP MARSTON BIGOT

7/153 Church of St Leonard

11.3.68

GV I

Parish Church 1789, altered 1844 by Edward Davis of Bath for the Duke of Cork and Orrery. Squared and coursed Doulting rubble, stone tile roof. Consists of nave, chancel, North chapel, and West tower of 3 stages. Romanesque. Nave of 3-bays has semi circular headed windows with heavily enriched surrounds; cross gabled chancel has rose window to South, East window of 3-light, semi circular head on each light. Semi circular head door opening on South side of tower, again heavily enriched. Nave under elaborate hammer bean roof has gallery, chancel under stone vaulted roof. Salient feature is the stained glass in the East window; of the C15 from the abbey of Altenberg near Cologne. Furniture includes 2 C17 wooden chests. Many monuments to Boyle family, Duke of Cork and Orrery, most notable to Louisa Boyle of 1826 under tower.

Listing NGR: ST7554844972

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
266850
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: 23 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/07066/15
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