Church of St Hugh


Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1307304

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

Statutory Address: Church of St Hugh, Charterhouse


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Statutory Address: Church of St Hugh, Charterhouse

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip (District Authority)

Parish: Priddy

National Grid Reference: ST 50131 55663


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PRIDDY CP CHARTERHOUSE Church of St Hugh (previously listed in the parish of Charter house)

9.2.61 GV II* Anglican Church. Predominantly 1908 by W.D Caröe on a slightly earlier meeting hall core. Roughcast on brick, battered walls, thin sloping buttresses, stone tiled roof with wide eaves of varying height, hipped roof to vestry, copper clad fleche with wind vane, oak louvres, two roughcast chimneys. Continuous nave and chancel, the latter slightly narrower, vestry of single storey to west end. Arts and Crafts style. Three bay nave, two bay chancel, one-, two-, three-, four- and 5-light casements, plain and unpainted, except to east end each light with a foiled head, east and west windows with iron saddle bars and stanchions; square-paned leaded lights. Paired plank doors to north and south of nave, original ironwork, small circular windows; door in conforming style to vestry.

Interior: plastered on plank floor with high quality lined oak fittings and furniture. Walls with simple panelling, at west end enfolding the font to form a war memorial, octagonal stone font. Nave with arch braced crown post roof; chancel with collar and tie beam roof, with lower angle braces. Panelled semi-circular head chancel arch with C15 style rood screen; elaborate altar table and reredos, the former in Celtic style. Nave and vestry with tiled fireplaces. Two readers, chest, lectern, chairs and organ in Arts and Crafts style. Oil lamps. East and west windows with richly stained glass, the former with the Nativity, the latter with the Apostles, by Horace Wilkinson. Vestry with iron pump. Formerly the parish church of the Parish of Charterhouse, now amalgamated with Priddy.

Listing NGR: ST5013155663


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

Legacy System number: 268094

Legacy System: LBS


Books and journals
Church of St Hugh Church Guide
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: North Somerset and Bristol, (1958)

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