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SECTION OF CHURCHYARD WALL AT EAST END OF CHURCHYARD OF ST SWITHUN'S WITH BUILT IN FRAGMENTS AND TWO SEATS

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.

Name: SECTION OF CHURCHYARD WALL AT EAST END OF CHURCHYARD OF ST SWITHUN'S WITH BUILT IN FRAGMENTS AND TWO SEATS

List entry Number: 1138272

Location

SECTION OF CHURCHYARD WALL AT EAST END OF CHURCHYARD OF ST SWITHUN'S WITH BUILT IN FRAGMENTS AND TWO SEATS, CHURCH STREET

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

County:

District: Bath and North East Somerset

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bathford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1983

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 32220

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST 7866-7966 BATHFORD C.P. CHURCH STREET (South-east side) 9/51 Section of churchyard wall G.V. at east end of churchyard of St. Swithun's with built- in fragments and two seats.

II

Churchyard wall, including fragments of Romanesque carving and 2 ashlar seats. The wall is circa 1870 but the fragments are C12th and were found when the old chancel arch was demolished in 1870. Rubble walls; ashlar seats and hoods; freestone carving. To left 2 plain ashlar seats, in recesses and under stone hoods on brackets. To right: a shallow, plain piscina with a segmental head. Under a flat stone hood on brackets are the Romanesque fragments; consisting of a much mutilated figure of an ?angel (or possibly a bishop - Swithin) flanked by 2 engaged columns with Chevron and bead decoration and coarse cushion-type capitals; fragments of a decorated round arch with dogtooth moulding.

Listing NGR: ST7890466572

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National Grid Reference: ST 78904 66572

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