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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 ST MARY, CAUSEWAY BRIDGE, AND GATES

List entry Number: 1058142

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY, CAUSEWAY BRIDGE, AND GATES

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityLullington

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267143

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History

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Details

ST75SE LULLINGTON CP ORCHARDLEA PARK

4/197 Church of St. Mary, causeway bridge, and gates 11.3.68

GV I

Church. C13. Random rubble, stone slate roofs with coped verges, gabled bellcote to west end. Buttressed nave and chancel, buttressed early C19 north chapel, south porch; fabric rebuilt by Sir George Gilbert Scott, for Rev. W. A. Duckworth, supervised by J. O. Scott, 1878. Predominantly Decorated style, simple exterior, 2 and 3-light windows with a circle-in-bar tracery. Most remarkable exterior feature is priests door in a hollow moulded stone surround with a pointed-5-cusped head, a pointed trefoil set above. Interior on tile floors; north chapel entered through a low cusped archway formerly giving onto a tomb recess; chancel with much decoration, pointed trefoiled piscina to south side, trefoiled aumbry to north side with a seated figure of Christ, stone figures of a king and queen flank the altar, small corbel figures in the form of a monk and a nun on either side to hold the former lentern veil. Much stained glass of the mid C15 and early C16; east window with a tonsured figure flanked by angels; north and south chancel windows with 8 figures of the apostles and texts; window over priests door with a representation of the Holy Trinity; south window to nave with a winged ox and a winged lion representing St. Mark and St. Luke; west window with angels and figures, St. Michael in the tracery lights. Jacobean pulpit, early C14 circular font with leaf decoration and small seated figures. The church is on an island formed by the creation of the upper ornamental lake to Orchardlea Park. It is reached by a rubble bridge with a single semi-circular arch, wrought iron handrails, C19 wrought iron railed gate to each end. (SANHS, Vol 57i, 1911; Vol 39i, pages 28-29, 1893, Vol 86, pages 79-85, 1940).

Listing NGR: ST7735550991

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society - Date: 1893 - Journal Title: Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society
  2. Article  Reference - Title: Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society - Date: 1911 - Journal Title: Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society
  3. Article  Reference - Title: Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society - Date: 1940 - Journal Title: Proceedings of the Somerset Archaeological and Natural History Society - Volume: 86 - Page References: 79-85

National Grid Reference: ST 77328 50991, ST 77355 50989

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