ST MICHAELS CHURCH TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1345475
Date first listed:
21-Jun-1950
Date of most recent amendment:
15-Mar-1974
Statutory Address:
ST MICHAELS CHURCH TOWER, TOR HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
ST MICHAELS CHURCH TOWER, TOR HILL

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Glastonbury
National Grid Reference:
ST5121838615

Details

1133 ST 5138 8/7 21.6.50

TOR HILL

St Michael's Church Tower (formerly listed as St Michael's Chapel) I

Only the tower, without the upper storey, remains from the medieval church. Said to date from late C13 with Perpendicular additions. Restored 1804. 3 storeys. Corner buttresses. Stringcourses. Perpendicular bell-openings and battlements. Sculptured tablet of eagle below parapet. 7 canopied niches in west face. Y-tracery to lower storey. Carved reliefs over deeply moulded west door. A dominant feature of the Somerset landscape. Scheduled Ancient Monument. In the care of the National Trust.

Listing NGR: ST5121838615

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
266011
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: 25 Jan 2007
Reference: IOE01/16108/33
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