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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 THOMAS A BECKETT

List entry Number: 1175680

Location

CHURCH OF ST THOMAS A BECKETT, PYLLE LANE

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityPylle

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Jun-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267649

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History

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Details

ST63NW PYLLE CP PYLLE LAKE (North side)

8/176 Church of St Thomas a Beckett

2.6.61

GV II*

Anglican Parish Church. Rebuilt 1868 for Portman familly, except C15 tower. Coursed and squared rubble, freestone dressings, tile roofs with fish-tail banding, coped verges with cruciform finials. Nave, chancel, south porch, north vestry, west tower. Three stage Perpendicular tower with diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet with pinnacles, 2-light bell chamber windows with a quatrefoil interlace, 2-light windows repeating on the stage below on the south and west sides; ashlar turret to north side with a spirelet; 3-light west window, west door with a label. Remainder in free Early English style; 4-bay nave with 2-light windows, 2 bay chancel with lancets, 3-light east window. Plastered interior; encaustic tile floor to chancel, some fine tiling to walls in terracotta, tile reredos, arch-braced king post roofs, that to chancel on reused C15 corbels. Perpendicular tower arch; shafted chancel arch. C11 tub font with chevron banding. Bier dated 1740. C18 tablet to nave by T King of Bath; 2 C19 tablets. Some stained glass of C19 to chancel, east window of The Crucificion. Ringing chamber gallery under tower.

Listing NGR: ST6070638334

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National Grid Reference: ST 60706 38334

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