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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1129095



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


District: North Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Cleeve

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Jan-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 33686

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CLEEVE C.P. MAIN ROAD (north west side) ST 46 NE 6/21 Church of Holy Trinity G.V. II*

Parish church. 1840 by Manners of Bath. Random rubble, limestone dressings, slate roofs with raised coped verges and kneelers, pyramidal roof to tower. Nave, north and south transepts, crossing tower and chancel. Neo-Norman style. 3-bay nave has 3 recessed bays to south and north, each with round-headed single light, cill string and continuous hood mould across recesses, plinth and corbels to recesses; round-headed west door, shafts with scalloped capitals to sides, double doors with raised fillets and decorative ironwork, string course from imposts, plinth, 2-light window above set in recess with similar jamb-shafts, corbelled cill string and upper string, Lombard frieze to gable end. North and south transepts, each single bay, have 2-light window in gable end, cill and upper string, lancet above, plinth and corbels returned to sides. 2-stage tower has large 2-light window at upper stage all sides, with jamb shafts and central shaft, double round-moulded heads to lights and triple-moulded head overall, scalloped bell-louvres in upper sections, plain below with pierced crosses, cill string and string course from relieving arches, tower has shafts at corners and limestone quoins, corbelled cornice and weathervane. Single bay chancel has 2-light east window set in recess with plain mullion and surround, single light to each side, cill string and continuous hood mould, lancet above, corbels and cross finial; lean-to to north has east light with cill string and door; porch for priest's door to south has door, string course and east light; attached to north C20 single storey addition for church room. Interior: nave has rib-vaulted plaster ceiling in 3 bays with bosses at junctions, ribs rising from demi-shafts with varied carved capitals and corbels; quadruple shafts to sides support roll-moulded arch to tower crossing, similar vaulting throughout, tower vault meets at central circle with 3 cherubs' heads, chancel ceiling in 3 bays. 5 clustered shafts north and south support chancel arch, with 2 central chevronned capitals forming triple arch, central opening taller, under main chancel arch; doors to north and south of chancel with jamb-shafts, reredos with corbels and diamond frieze. Fittings: octagonal stone pulpit in nave with wooden rails in form of Norman columns with Lombard frieze; font in nave, square with scalloped bowl and cable-moulded edge. (Sources: Pevsner, N. : Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol. 1958).

Listing NGR: ST4600766065

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)

National Grid Reference: ST 46007 66065


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