CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1222368
Date first listed:
02-Jun-1961
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Evercreech
National Grid Reference:
ST 66101 41229

Details

EVERCREECH CP ST64SE CHESTERBLADE 4/196 Church of St Mary 2.6.61 GV II

Anglican church. C12, C13, C15, rebuilt 1888, further work of 1925. Rubble, some ashlar, freestone dressings, lead roofs, stone tiles to porch. Nave with west bellcote, south porch, chancel. Perpendicular. Three bay nave, blocked west doorway with a 4-centre arch head square label, 3-light west window; ogee bellcote; south side with one small 2-light window to right of large porch with possible C13 outer doorway, double-chamfered with continuous moulding. Inner doorway late C12. Transitional one order of colonnettes, leaf caps, stilted segmental head, vertical springers, bead moulding, animal heads. Two Norman corbels reused to east of nave; gable face with small blocked opening, possibly lighting the former rood loft; north side with 2-light window with hood mould. Chancel with restored east window of 3-lights. Inside the porch the retains of a stoup, stone benches, C15 canopied niche, and a figure thought to be C17. Interior plastered on flagstone and tile floors; nave with tie-beam roof restored 1925, though part C17, central truss incised:- "W.V.R.C. 1663". Low chancel arch of 2 chamfered orders. Remains of entrance to the rood. Norman tub font. Polygonal stone pulpit and stone reader with arcading appear C15, although much recut. The chancel with some high quality carved Jacobean panelling. late C19 pews. Good Cl9 memorial, brass in bold moulded marble surround, similar C20 memorial. Stained glass to east window dated 1913. Bell believed to date from l632. (Ridler, Rev. Gordon, Church Guide, undated; Pevsner N., Buildings of England. North Somerset and Bristol, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST6610141229

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
268405
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)
Ridler, Reverend G, Church of St Mary Church Evercreech Guide

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 Sep 2000
Reference: IOE01/00691/33
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