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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 ANNE

List entry Number: 1278090

Location

PARISH CHURCH OF ST ANNE

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

County District District Type Parish
South GloucestershireUnitary AuthoritySiston

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 11-May-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 406658

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History

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Details

1. 5118 SISTON SISTON VILLAGE Parish Church of St Anne ST 67 NE 2/61 11.5.53 I GV 2. Mid C12 rebuilding with C13 and later additions, some C19 and C20 restorations. Three bay nave, now aisleless, 2 bay chancel, south porch, west tower and south chapel (latter dated 1790). Built of rubble with stone tile roof, circular plan chimney adjacent to south porch. The 3 stage tower has lost its C17 pinnacles and is unbuttressed except for 2 new weathered buttresses framing and C19 perpendicular style west window. Single 2-light bell-chamber windows with mitred arches. Trefoil headed lancets to chancel, 3 stepped lancets with foil heads to east. Nave windows restored in Decorated and Perpendicular style. Gabled south porch with pointed arch and sundial at apex of gable. Good 1130s or earlier Norman south doorway with chevron outer orders, nook shafts with scallop caps, tympanum carved with a Tree of Life, cable moulding; saltire crosses on chamfered jambs and abaci of caps. Plank door with plain straps. Outer porch door C17 with wrought iron straps hinges and ovolo moulded baluster rail set in upper part. Norman north door (now a window) has now glazed tympanum and reused lintel with saltire crosses and roll-mould. The chancel of circa 1300 has a blocked priests door to south. Interior: inner surround of south door has chamfered arch retaining some of its saltire crosses and similar chip-carved ornament. Nave has C19 collar-beam roof, the chancel a waggon roof probably of the C18. The painted chancel arch, chancel roof and east wall together with glass, rails, pavement date from 1887 onwards. The most important feature is a lead font of circa 1160-70, one of a group in south Gloucestershire, it is close in style to the one at Frampton-on-Severn: arcaded with Christ and Evangelists and scroll work. C17 pulpit. A number of wall monuments including a brass of 1680 in the chancel. In the nave the monument to Fiennes Trotman (Died 1835) and Siston Court gives a hint of the excellence of his craftsmen in revived Jacobean style.

Listing NGR: ST6885275232

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National Grid Reference: ST 68854 75232

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