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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: PARISH CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR

List entry Number: 1156358

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST SAVIOUR, PUXTON LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
North SomersetUnitary AuthorityPuxton

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: 33318

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Details

PUXTON C.P. PUXTON LANE ST 46 SW

5/2 Parish Church of St Saviour 9.2.61

- I

Parish Church: largely C15 and C16. Rubble, mainly rendered, slate roofs. West tower, 3 bay nave, 2 bay chancel, north porch dated 1557. Tower leans considerably to west; 2 stages with diagonal buttresses and quatrefoil pierced parapet; heavily moulded west door under panelled 2-light perpendicular window; similar windows to all sides of second stage have louvres; plain polygonal stair turret at south east corner does not rise above parapet. Nave has irregular C14 and C15 windows, pointed south doorway and buttresses with weathered offsets and simple gabled north porch with ball finial. Chancel, not rendered, has C16 2- and 3-light square head windows; east window is 3-light perpendicular; at north is a small C19 former organ chamber. Interior is plastered; roof has C17 close spaced trusses with ceiling at tie beam level, except in pulpit bay which retains sawn-off ends of moulded beams of rood loft. Moulded chancel arch and base of C16 stone screen. Laudian, probably Jacobean, alter rails. Reading desk and panelled octagonal pulpit flanking chancel arch; wrought iron hourglass stand by pulpit. Early/mid C16 heavy oak pews in most of nave, rear of pew by entrance has cresting and finials; 5 C18 box pews. Norman tub font, scraped, C17 strapwork cover. West window on north side has shutter rebates and bolt socket. Commandment tables now at west end. C17 door with bar at south. Royal arms, 1751 over south door.

Listing NGR: ST4066763257

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National Grid Reference: ST 40666 63257

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