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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.

Name: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

List entry Number: 1057420

Location

CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetWest SomersetDistrict AuthorityHolford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 22-May-1969

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 265139

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History

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Details

ST14SE HOLFORD CP DODINGTON

6/105 CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS

22,5.69

GV I

Parish Church. Chancel rebuilt and Church enlarged C15, nave refenestrated and re-roofed C16, chancel refenestrated early C17, chapel added 1610, upper stage of tower 1772. Rendered, grooved as ashlar on chapel, quoins, tower blue lias and red sandstone random rubble, porch squared and coursed red sandstone, slate roofs, coped verges. 2 by nave, chancel, South East chapel, North porch, West tower. Crenellated 3 stage tower, 3-light West window, blocked roll moulded West door, square South West stair turret. South front, 2- and 3-light windows left of porch, hollow chamfered mullions with trefoil heads under square hood moulds, gabled porch, Moulded arched entrance, rectangular memorial plaque set in gable end, ribbed roof, niche for statue over inner door. Diagonal buttress at junction between nave and chancel, left 2-light ogee headed mullioned window under square hoodmould, 3-light East window similar 3-light East window to chapel, plaque above inscribed GD.ID, 1610. South front, 4 centred arch doorway, to left 3- and 2-light mullioned windows to nave. Interior: rendered. Ribbed barrel vault with bosses in nave, arch braced collar truss chancel roof. C14 chancel arch, round headed moulded arch to chapel from chancel. Chapel, erected 1610 as Dodington family pew, contains good set of early C17 bench ends, inset trefoil-headed panels, pews and panelling. Remains of medieval glass in chancel window. Choir stalls and pulpit circa 1910. Rare example of early C17 chapel with original fittings. (VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1720140558

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Dunning, R W - Title: The Victoria History of the County of Somerset - Date: 1985 - Volume: 5

National Grid Reference: ST 17198 40561

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