CHURCH OF ST BENEDICT (ROMAN CATHOLIC)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1253307
Date first listed:
16-Mar-1989
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BENEDICT, ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, A367
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BENEDICT, ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, FOSSE WAY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BENEDICT, ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, A367
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST BENEDICT, ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, FOSSE WAY

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Stratton on the Fosse
National Grid Reference:
ST 65791 50864

Details

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STRATTON ON THE FOSSE FOSSEWAY ST 65 SE (A367) 5/10 CHURCH OF ST BENEDICT RC Church II

Catholic church and school (school now closed) 1857. By Charles Francis Hansom. Coursed squared limestone with slate roofs. The school is to the left and the church the right. The street elevation has a two storey gable to left, two lancets below with buttress between, modern sash window above, trefoil in gable. Quoins, coped gabled with cross. Modern dormer on return. Centre range is recessed with a 4-light mullion and transom window with trefoil heads. Gabled porch with cross. Two gabled dormers with 2-light windows above. East gable end of chancel to right with 3-light Decorated window. Left return of school in 3 bays with plain windows and half dormers. Church: single vessel with north porch and tower. Plain 2 and 3-light windows with cusped heads. Two stage tower. Decorated 2-light window to ground and similar openings to bell stage. Pyramid lead roof. Interior with plain wagon roof, choir with compart- mented roof. Plain furnishings. Reredos and rood loft by Don Aethelbert Horne c.1914. The church is an interesting example of rural Catholic evangelism built by the adjacent Downside Abbey in an area lacking an historical Catholic presence. Original drawings at Downside Abbey.

Listing NGR: ST6579150870

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
436478
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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Date: 02 Dec 2005
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