PARISH CHURCH OF WEST BRADLEY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1058795
Date first listed:
02-Jun-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
17-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
Parish Church of West Bradley, West Bradley, BA6 8LT

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Location

Statutory Address:
Parish Church of West Bradley, West Bradley, BA6 8LT

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
West Bradley
National Grid Reference:
ST 55786 36874

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 11/01/2016

ST53NE 7/198

WEST BRADLEY CP WEST BRADLEY VILLAGE, Parish Church of West Bradley

(Formerly listed as Church of St Andrew, previously listed as Parish Church)

2.6.61

GV II* Anglican Parish Church. Predominantly C14/C15, much C19 restoration, particularly the chancel. Coursed and squared lias rubble, slate and asbestos slate roofs, coped verges with cruciform finials. Nave, chancel with an organ loft to north, south porch, west tower; Perpendicular. Unbuttressed 2-stage tower, with a moulded string at its base; 2-light bell chamber windows, embattled parapet, pyramid roof with a cruciform finial; 2-light west window, west door, shallow stair turret to north side, single narrow window. Two bay nave, an ashlar parapet to the north and south sides with a moulded coping; 2-light traceried windows, some tracery renewed. Buttressed porch, elaborately moulded surround to the outer door opening, adjacent a plain stoup, paired C19 inner doors with surface tracery; blocked north doorway. Two bay chancel, much rebuilt with 2-light square headed windows, priest's door; shallow stair turret to a former rood loft on its north side, lancet with a foiled head. Plastered interior on flag stone and encaustic tile floor; walls scraped under tower which has a star-vault; nave with a king post and tie beam roof; unceiled wagon roof to chancel. Single shafted tower arch; typical Perpendicular moulding to the chancel arch. Norman tub font under tower; semi-circular headed piscina, adjacent a C13 moulded corbel; tablet to Danil Avery of 1530 in nave; further tablet of 1812 by T King to chancel. Plain C19 pews, choir stalls and pulpit

(Pevsner N, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST5578636874

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267672
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)

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 Nov 2006
Reference: IOE01/16101/20
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