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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 ANDREW

List entry Number: 1059079

Location

CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, CHURCH LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetSedgemoorDistrict AuthorityCompton Bishop

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 09-Feb-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 268803

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST35NE COMPTON BISHOP CP CHURCH LANE (West side)

1/145 Church of St Andrew

9.2.61

GV I

Parish church. C13, C15, C19 restoration. Coursed and squared rubble, slate and double Roman tile roofs, coped verges. Nave, chancel, north aisle, south porch, west tower. Predominantly Perpendicular. Plain 3-stage tower with angled buttresses and a stair turret, 2 light bell-openings to top stage, pierced parapet, corner pinnacles. Nave and aisle with 2 and 3-light Perpendicular windows; similar 5-light east windows. C13 outer doorway to porch with a trefoiled arch on 3 detached Purbeck shafts, inner doorway on one order of similar shafts. Two bay chancel with small plain 2-light windows, each light with a trefoiled head. Earliest internal feature the Norman tub font with a cover dated 1617. Double chamfered chancel arch of C13 on leaf corbels, contemporary the double piscina and aumbry. Four bay arcade to aisle with piers of 4 clustered shafts, arches with 2 quadrant mouldings, c1400, though restored. Fine C15 pulpit with tracery panels, carved friezes and cresting; above the pulpit a large pedimented wall monument to William Prowse of 1751. Five further C19 wall monuments, and a wooden panel commemorating the establishment of a charity. C17 chest. Some stained glass to east window of 1375. Arched braced roofs, earliest to chancel, that to nave of C19.

Listing NGR: ST3959655393

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National Grid Reference: ST 39596 55392

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