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CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

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.

Name: CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

List entry Number: 1307395

Location

CHURCH OF ST BARTHOLOMEW

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

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Oake

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1956

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 271031

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

OAKE CP ST12NE OAKE VILLAGE Church of St Bartholonew 2/81 25.1.56 II* GV Parish church. C13-C14, C15 2-storey porch became base of tower, upper stage added, cl535 6-light window inserted in nave, porch said to be dated 1601, church reseated 1840, chancel roof rebuilt 1850, restored 1875 and 1911 when base oftower became vestry. Red sandstone random rubble, red sandstone dressings, Ham stone for imported window and C19 alterations, slate roofs, coped verges. Chancel, south-east chapel, south tower with vestry, south-west porch, 2-bay nave. Crenellated 2-stage tower, 2-light trefoil headed louvred bell-opening, 2-light window above pointed arch opening blocked with inserted 4-centred arch doorway with 2 small glazed openings above, abutting right two 2-light windows,3-light east end, moulded 4-centred arch priest's door, 2-light window in south wall of chancel, 3-light east end,2-light north front, buttressed nave, 6-light Perpendicular window said to have come from Taunton Priory after the church was dissolved in 1536 and inserted back to front, 3-light west window, buttressed single storey porch with pierced quatrefoil frieze, Perpendicular moulded arch opening with colonettes, inner doorway Tudor arch head double roll moulded, tower abutting to east. Interior: roughcast, exposed jambs, and section of random rubble wall in south-east corner. Two bay arcade to chapel, octagonal piers with scratch moulded capitals, arches chamfered in 2 orders. C19 barrel vault to nave which according to Kelly's Directory in 1914 contained a fine C14 oak roof above; C19 ceiled barrel vault to chapel, Trefoil headed piscina in chancel, C19 half-glazed double doors to vestry. C17 octagonal wooden pulpit, C19 wooden lectern and pews; circular font on stem and circular base, possibly Saxon. (Photograph in NMR: Pevsner Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST1525525179

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1914)

National Grid Reference: ST 15255 25179

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