PARISH CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1156358
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1961
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR, PUXTON LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR, PUXTON LANE

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

District:
North Somerset (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Puxton
National Grid Reference:
ST 40666 63257

Details

PUXTON C.P. PUXTON LANE ST 46 SW

5/2 Parish Church of St Saviour 9.2.61

- I

Parish Church: largely C15 and C16. Rubble, mainly rendered, slate roofs. West tower, 3 bay nave, 2 bay chancel, north porch dated 1557. Tower leans considerably to west; 2 stages with diagonal buttresses and quatrefoil pierced parapet; heavily moulded west door under panelled 2-light perpendicular window; similar windows to all sides of second stage have louvres; plain polygonal stair turret at south east corner does not rise above parapet. Nave has irregular C14 and C15 windows, pointed south doorway and buttresses with weathered offsets and simple gabled north porch with ball finial. Chancel, not rendered, has C16 2- and 3-light square head windows; east window is 3-light perpendicular; at north is a small C19 former organ chamber. Interior is plastered; roof has C17 close spaced trusses with ceiling at tie beam level, except in pulpit bay which retains sawn-off ends of moulded beams of rood loft. Moulded chancel arch and base of C16 stone screen. Laudian, probably Jacobean, alter rails. Reading desk and panelled octagonal pulpit flanking chancel arch; wrought iron hourglass stand by pulpit. Early/mid C16 heavy oak pews in most of nave, rear of pew by entrance has cresting and finials; 5 C18 box pews. Norman tub font, scraped, C17 strapwork cover. West window on north side has shutter rebates and bolt socket. Commandment tables now at west end. C17 door with bar at south. Royal arms, 1751 over south door.

Listing NGR: ST4066763257

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
33318
Legacy System:
LBS

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 Oct 2000
Reference: IOE01/00253/25
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Derek Evans. Source Historic England Archive
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