Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1173050

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1963



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County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor (District Authority)

Parish: Catcott

National Grid Reference: ST 39417 39281


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CATCOTT CP CHURCH WAY (North side) ST33NE 9/13 Church of St Peter 29.3.63 - - I

Anglican parish church. Predominantly C15, some minor C13 work, minor C19 restoration. Coursed and squared rubble, slate roofs, freestone dressings, coped verge. Nave, chancel, south porch, north chapel of which part is now a vestry, west tower. Perpendicular. Small plain embattled 2-stage tower with diagonal buttresses on the lower stage, stair-turret, lead spirelet with windvane, single-light foiled bell-chamber windows with stone louvres, west window of paired lancets pierced through a single slab, plain west doorway with a ribbed and studded door. Three bay nave, square head 2-light windows with central mullion, 2 with foiled heads, one with label, C19 casement to light a west gallery gabled porch, plain outer door opening, wrought iron dog gates, the inside benched on a flagstone floor, plain inner door opening, ribbed and studded door. Chancel with similar fenestration to nave on south side, on north side C13 lancet; east window of 2 cinquefoiled lights with a single cinquefoil tracery light; priests door to south, possibly C13. North transeptal chapel appears mostly a C19 rebuild. Three C18 monuments on exterior walls. Low interior plastered on flagstone floors. Nave with plastered wagon ceiling; chancel with C15 wagon roof, wall plate with paterae on a hollow moulding, 3 brackets project and support 3 braces, 3 purlins, rounded bosses with foliate carving. Simple tower arch of 3 recessed orders. Late C13 plain octagonal font, circular shaft with 4 small circular attached shafts. C17 pews, plain with sliding benches to provide additonal seating; C17 west gallery, pierced splat balusters. Restored C17 pulpit and reader; C17 tester; C17 altar rails; candelabrae of C17 type. Three restored C17 painted texts to nave. Royal Arms of George III dated 1792. Two C18 coffin stools. C19 panelling to chancel; 2 C19 lamps under tower. Stainedglass of 1934 to east window. Former village stocks mounted on wall inside porch. (SANHS Proceedings, 98, 16-21).

Listing NGR: ST3941639283


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Legacy System number: 269452

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Books and journals
'Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society' in Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society, , Vol. 98, (), 16-21

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