REMAINS OF SPIRE, IN CHURCHYARD 15 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1345693
Date first listed:
16-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF SPIRE, IN CHURCHYARD 15 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST

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Location

Statutory Address:
REMAINS OF SPIRE, IN CHURCHYARD 15 METRES EAST OF CHANCEL, CHURCH OF THE HOLY GHOST

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

County:
Somerset
District:
West Somerset (District Authority)
Parish:
Crowcombe
National Grid Reference:
ST 14100 36714

Details

ST1436 CROWCOMBE CP

16/55 Remains of spire, in churchyard, 15 metres East of chancel, Church of the Holy Ghost -

GV II

Finial, reputed to be the apex of the spire of the Church of the Holy Ghost (qv). C14. Limestone, about 2.5m high, ribbed with bulbous top, octagonal in cross section. The Church was struck by lightning during a violent storm in December 1725; the spire was demolished and during the subsequent fire the roofs, pulpit and screen were destroyed. (VCH, Somerset Vol.5, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1409336702

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
265089
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Dunning, R W, The Victoria History of the County of Somerset, (1985)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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: 24 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/08161/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr George Stacey. Source Historic England Archive
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