CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1173932
Date first listed:
09-Feb-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, THE SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, THE SQUARE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Sedgemoor (District Authority)
Parish:
Shipham
National Grid Reference:
ST 44312 57425

Details

ST45NW SHIPHAM CP THE SQUARE (West side)

2/168 Church of St Leonard

9.2.61

GV II

Anglican parish church. 1843 by J Wilson of Bath. Coursed and squared rubble, slate roof, coped verges, "Gothic" Nave; small chancel embatted tower at south-west corner incorporating a porch to ground floor, tall bell chamber windows to hexagonal upper stage. gargoyles probably reused from earlier structure. Three bay nave, 2-light windows with simple tracery; 3-light east window, reticulated tracery. Galleried interior, elaborate arch-braced roof. Reredos appears reused from a C15 hood screen; 2 early C19 wall monuments; 3 C18 chairs; stained glass in north window of nave commemorates Hannah More.

Listing NGR: ST4431257425

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
268827
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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