CHURCH OF ST THOMAS A BECKET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1136393
Date first listed:
24-Sep-1984
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS A BECKET, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST THOMAS A BECKET, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Bath and North East Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Publow
National Grid Reference:
ST 61825 63694

Details

ST 66 SW PUBLOW CHURCH STREET, Pensford (south side) 6/189 Church of St. Thomas a Becket G.V. II*

Parish church. Late C14 tower, the rest of the church rebuilt in 1869 by C.E. Giles of Taunton. Consists of west tower, nave and north porch, south aisle and south porch, and chancel. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar dressings to the tower; coursed sandstone rubble to the remainder with ashlar bands and dressings, slate roofs. West tower of 3 stages with angle buttresses, pyramidal slate roof set back behind embattled parapet, the merlons of which are pierced with cross-loops; projecting polygonal stair tower at south-east; 2-light bell chamber windows with cusped heads and pierced stone grille; blocked west door in moulded and pointed surround and restored 3-light west window. The body of the church has a mixture of Decorated style windows with buttresses between the bays. North and south gabled projecting porches and short east end. Interior. Tierceron vault to tower with central open roundel for bell ropes. Scissor braced rafters with crown post on tie beam between nave and chancel. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST6182563694

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
32618
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (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: 16 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/01776/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David J Lewis. Source Historic England Archive
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