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

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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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

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