CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1345725
Date first listed:
22-May-1969
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Somerset West and Taunton (District Authority)
Parish:
Luxborough
National Park:
EXMOOR
National Grid Reference:
SS 97378 38021

Details

SS93NE LUXBOROUGH CP LUXBOROUGH VILLAGE

11/74 Church of St Mary

22.5.69

GV II

Parish church. C13 chancel, C15 altered and lower stages of tower erected, 1861 north aisle added, nave largely rebuilt and upper stages of tower added, 1890 south porch, 1969 and 1973-4 church restored. Roughcast with exposed flat bedded slate tower and porch, Ham stone dressings, slate roofs, coped verges. Four-bay nave, chancel, 4-bay north aisle, south porch, west tower. Three stage sadle-back tower aligned east-west, diagonal buttresses west end to second stage, 2-light louvred bell openings west end, string course, cross loop openings on returns, 2-light louvred bell openings below, 2-light window above pointed arch west door, C19 door; gabled south porch, chamfered pointed arch opening, C19 double doors, lit on returns, double inner door unmoulded, two 3-light windows to nave, large irregular buttresses at junction with chancel, lancets flanking priests door with stepped buttress to left, 3-light east window, 2 lancets north front of chancel, two 3-light windows to north front of chancel, two 3-light windows to north aisle. Interior: rendered tower exposed random rubble, chamfered chancel arch, pointed tower arch; C19 open wagon roofs. Four bay arcade of chamfered arches, outer bays springing from plain responds. C15 octagonal font. East window dedicated to Lt Lethbridge, died 1899. Mid-late C19 fittings. (Photograph in NMR; Pevsner, Buildings of England South and West Somerset, 1958).

Listing NGR: SS9737838021

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
265357
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: South and West Somerset, (1958)

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: 21 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06702/04
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Malcolm Parslow. Source Historic England Archive
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