CHURCH OF ST LEONARD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1175735
Date first listed:
18-Dec-1987
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH LANE

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST LEONARD, CHURCH LANE

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

County:
Somerset
District:
South Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Misterton
National Grid Reference:
ST 45238 08126

Details

ST40NE MISTERTON CP CHURCH LANE (West side)

6/165 Church of St Leonard

GV II

Anglican parish chuch. 1840, by Sampson Kempthorne, architect. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings: Welsh slate roof between stepped coped gables, with western bell turret. Two-cell plan of single-bay chancel and 5-bay nave, with south porch, gothic revival. Chancel has chamfered plinth, with a 3-light east window with label, traceried in C15 style. Lean-to vestry on north side with pointed arch 'Y'-traceried diamond leaded casement in east wall. A 3-cusped-light flat arched window on south side, with simple 4-centre-arched doorway to left. Nave has plinth; plain chamfered lancet windows without labels, that to bay 2 on south side having high cill to accommodate porch to match, with 4-centre moulded outer arch and iron gate. Inside a plainly detailed design. Coved boarded chancel ceiling, blue with gold stars. Typical communion rail of period set across the plain pointed chancel arch. Nave ceiling has queenpost roof trusses. Rear gallery with organ, carried on 2 cast-iron columns. Most fittings of 1840, but pulpit replaced in 1948. One 1797 memorial plaque on north wall, all other memorials C19, mostly post-1840. On rear wall a hatchment of Charles II dated 1660, but overpainted for William in 1695. (VCH Somerset, Vol IV, 1978, p67).

Listing NGR: ST4523808126

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
262415
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1978)

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: 11 May 2004
Reference: IOE01/12354/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Duncan Miller. Source Historic England Archive
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