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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: 1136393



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


District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Publow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Sep-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 32618

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: ST 61825 63694


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