PARISH CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1135810

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE, THE GREEN

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Location

Statutory Address: PARISH CHURCH OF ST AUGUSTINE, THE GREEN

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

District: North Somerset (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Locking

National Grid Reference: ST 36354 59637

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Details

ST 35 NE LOCKING THE GREEN

4/49 Parish Church of St. Augustine 9.2.61 - II*

Parish church (Anglican). Late C14/early C15, 1814/16, 1833, some later restoration. Rubble, mainly rendered, plinths brought to courses, ashlar buttresses, freestone dressings, slate roofs. West tower, nave, north aisle, south porch, chancel, north vestry. 3 stage Perpendicular tower, diagonal buttresses with weathered setbacks, polygonal south east stair turret with octagonal cone cap surmounted by ball finial and weathervane; first stage has west door, richly moulded arch between attached crocketed shafts and 3 light window under heavily moulded dripmould with head stops, one grotesque, which rises into second stage; all sides of second stage have 2 light blank windows under moulded drip which is part of string under next stage; third stage has paired 2 light belfry windows with outer lights blank between attached shafts which rise from string below; trefoil pierced parapet between crocketed pinnacles. Nave and north aisle of 1814/16; 3 bays, 3 northern 3 light flat pointed windows with flat Rickmanesque tracery. Plain gabled south porch has corbelled, coped raised verges, as nave. 2 bay chancel of 1833; to south two 2 light windows with square heads under drips on either side of moulded pointed priest's door under dripmould with decorated stops; diagonal buttresses with date; 2 light pointed east window, slit window above; all chancel tracery as (copy of?) nave. Later lean-to vestry in return of chancel and north aisle; above which on east end of north aisle a lead hopper head which reads: CH.WARD/CHAS.KNOWLES BUILDER/1814/R.D. CHALLEN GER/PLUMBER. Interior; triple chamfered tower arch; stone screen with 4 cusped panels and cusped inner west door of 1816; 2 Tuscan columns on tall octagonal plinths between nave and north aisle; moulded chancel arch of 3 hollow waves; chancel has windows and doors as described above and a north vestry door and embattled wallplate; there is also ornate and varied panelling in chancel of C20 date. Fittings; erpendicular stone pulpit with 2 light bays with tracery between crocketed finials, on octagonal shaft which corbels out twice; above quatrefoil frieze and foliate cornice; gaudily painted. Cll/C12 font, square, 3 sides have ornate strapwork, south only chevron, at each corner figures whose outstretched arms meet; C19 work has damaged heads and added 4 neo-Romanesque shafts at corners and a massive central shaft; stands on plain plinth in tower. 5 brass chandeliers of 2 tiers. Porch contains oak beam from belfry which reads: John Plumley Gent/Lord of the Man. 1631. (Sources: N. Pevsner Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol 1958; D. Wilson : Locking Church 1971).

Listing NGR: ST3635459637

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 33388

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)
Wilson, D, Locking Church, (1971)

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