List entry

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 GEORGE

List entry Number: 1058258

Location

CHURCH OF ST GEORGE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityWhatley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 11-Mar-1968

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

Legacy System Information

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

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266912

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

ST74NW WHATLEY CP

3/199 Church of St George

11.3.68

GV II*

Parish Church. Probably C14 with C15 tower, rebuilt 1859, further work in 1870. Local limestone rubble, dressed quoins, tiled roof. Irregular cruciform plan, South porch. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses, restored ashlar parapet with heraldic shields, similar to those on chest tomb in South transept, corner pinnacles, set back ribbed spire, panelled Perpendicular bell chamber openings. 3-bay nave and transepts, nave window openings with Geometrical tracery. Porch with Early English corner buttresses, early C14 double chamfered door opening. 2-bay chancel with C19 plate tracery, large squint housing to South and rood stair to North. Stripped interior all of C19 except early C14 double chamfered arch on corbels giving onto South transept, plainer tower arch, and archway and steps to rood, again of C14. Chancel has C19 muscular gothic choir stalls with poppey heads, full tile work and warble baroque reredos. memorial in chancel to Elizabeth Wilstead, died 1697, Ionic pilasters supporting broken pediment. South transept contains recumbant figure of knight, Rodger de Servington, on richly decorated chest tomb, made up of 4 panels with blind crocketed ogee heads. Figure wears plate armour and surcoat, shield with chevron bearing 3 stags heads; feet rest on curled stag. Gothic organ case; Cl2 tub font, cover with medievalising iron work.

Listing NGR: ST7340947607

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: ST 73402 47603

Map


© Crown Copyright and database right 2014. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2014. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.

This copy shows the entry on 02-Sep-2014 at 05:49:51.