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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.


List entry Number: 1177147



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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Durleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1963

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 269271

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3/13 Durleigh Church

29.3.63 II*

Anglican Parish church. C11, C14, C15; substantially rebuilt late C19. Random rubble, slate roofs, coped verge with cruciform finial, saddleback tower. Nave with south porch; west tower; chancel. Decorated and Perpendicular. Early C14 two-stage tower, upper stage rebuilt C15, embattled parapet with gargoyles, narrow C14 two-light west window; 2-light bell-chamber window to west, each light with an ogee head, louvres, remainder of bell-chamber openings of a single-light with louvres. Buttressed nave, 2 bays, on south side C13 two-light window, further C13 window to north of 2-lights and a 2-light Perpendicular window. Projection to south for former rood stair, quatrefoil window. Chancel with lancets, and single-light cusped windows; priests door; 2-light Perpendicular east window. Door to porch with medievalising ironwork. Plastered interior on tile floors. C19 roofs. C14 tower and chancel arches. Lower entrance to rood, rood stair. Medieval door. C15 octagonal font; remainder of fittings C19 including pews and pulpit except Jacobean altar table. Good C19 stained glass to chancel. (Pevsner N., Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST2748536139

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)

National Grid Reference: ST 27485 36139


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