CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1060158
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1963
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS, CHURCH ROAD

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Bawdrip
National Grid Reference:
ST 34146 39586

Details

BANDRIP CP CHURCH ROAD (West side) ST33NW 8/5 Church of St Michael and All Angels 29.3.63

GV II*

Anglican parish church. Predominantly late C13 early C14, extensively restored 1866. Squared, and coursed and squared rubble, rough-dressed quoins, tile roofs, crested ridges, coped verges, cruciform finials. Decorated and neo-Decorated style. Nave, chancel, crossing tower, north and south transepts, south porch, small C19 lean-to vestry by the porch. The tower plain and unbuttressed, embattled, string at bell-chamber stage and below the parapet, gargoyles; single light bell chamber windows with louvres, below 2 blocked 2-light windows with tracery and 2 single light openings with foiled heads, each with leaded lights; clock. Two bay nave, 2-bay chancel, single bay transepts, windows with curvilinear tracery, much renewed, labels with carved heads as stops. Square head 3-light north and south windows to chancel as well as the 3-light pointed head east window are Perpendicular. Gabled porch, benched interior on a flagstone floor. Interior scraped on flagstone floors. C19 roofs. The crossing with arches of 2 orders supported by corbels carved as heads, these in turn supported on massive lias piers pierced by squints to chancel and through way between nave and north transept; above a cantilevered stone staircase which gives access to ringing chamber reached by an external doorway. Chancel with aumbry, sedila, and piscina; piscinae to transepts, that to south particularly fine. C17 coffin stool. C18 chair. Cl9 pulpit, pews, font, organ and stone reredos. North transept with recumbent effigy of Sir Simon de Bradney, in armour, obit. 1375, foiled canopy with pierced cusping and 4 carved heads. C17 memorial behind the altar with Latin text. Five late C18 early C19 wall monuments. C19 and early C20 stained glass. Four early bells. (Faculty deposited SRO pertaining to 1866 restoration; Church Guide).

Listing NGR: ST3414639586

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
269444
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Church of St Michael and All Angels Bawdrip Church Guide

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: 24 Jun 2000
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