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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.


List entry Number: 1344927



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

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Otterhampton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Mar-1963

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268930

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3/79 Church of All Saints



Parish church. C12 establishment; C14, C15, much C19 restoration. Coursed and squared blue lias and sandstone rubble, coped verges, slate roofs. Perpendicular; nave, chancel, north chapel now a vestry, west tower. Three stage embattled tower, diagonal buttresses, 2-light bell chamber windows with louvres, prominent gargoyles; west door, west windows of 3-lights, both with stopped labels. Two bay nave, single bay chancel, 2 and 3-light square headed windows, each light with a foiled head, rere-arches; each window opening with a label, those to south of nave with stops carved as heads; 3-light east window, again with a rere-arch. Buttressed porch, plain chamfered doorway, inside benches and a foiled niche to East wall; C15 inner door. Scraped interior on tile floors. Plain chamfered chancel and tower arches; the former with flanking ogee and semi-circular headed niches; the latter with moulded head on corbels. Norman font with a ribbed Jacobean cover; restored C15 chancel screen with 2 Jacobean figures said to represent Adam and Eve. Pews, choir stalls and pulpit of C19, also 2 sconces for candles adjacent North window of the chancel. C17 altar rail, turned balusters, some removed. Tablet to chancel floor with a floriated cross marking vault of Everard family; 3 C19 tablets; wooden plaque with achievement; large painting of Christ in The Judgement Hall. The tower has an Elizabethan bell-frame and 4 bells, one of C16, 2 others dated 1617, 1737. Railed enclosure to East of the porch, cast-iron railings with spear caps. (Church guide, undated; Pevsner, Buildings of England, South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST2463543197

Selected Sources

Books and journals
The Church of All Saints Otterhampton Church Guide
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)

National Grid Reference: ST 24635 43197


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