Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308170

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 16-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

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

County: Somerset

District: West Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Stringston

National Grid Reference: ST 16702 44888


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6/204 Church of St. Andrew (previously listed as Remains of St Andrew's Church (now used as a Mortuary Chapel)



Church, now redundant. C14 chancel arch alone remains of earlier Church demolished 1881 when present structure erected. Blue lias and pebble random rubble, Ham stone dressings, slate roofs, decorative bargeboards gable Ends, Single cell on site of chancel of earlier Church, porch West end, bell-cote set on gable end above. Porch: lean-to hipped roof, quoins, shouldered entrance, arched doorway with hoodnould, double doors, decorative hinges Tiled bell-cote, steeply pitched pyramid roof, pierced wooden opening, slate-hung base, no bell, Arched 2-light window at East end, completely obscured externally by ivy. Wrought iron crosses East gable end and on bell-cote, Interior: C14 chancel arch on innerface of entrance wall, otherwise the only features of interest are 2 memorial slabs set in the North wall to Joanne Popham, died 1714, lime- washed blue lias, and to John Buller, died 1765, slate; both distinguished by good lettering and a robustly naive use of classical motifs. The Victorian floor tiles have mostly been removed, many slates are missing and the East end is overgrown with ivy at time of survey, (August 1983). The Church was declared redundant 1980, and the Norman front removed to Stogursey Church in 1981. (Kellys Directory, 1902; VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; photographs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1670244888


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Legacy System number: 265254

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Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)
'Kelly's Directory' in Kelly's Directory, (1902)

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