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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 MARY

List entry Number: 1295509

Location

CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityWanstrow

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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266881

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History

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Details

ST74SW WANSTROW CP CLOFORD 6/176 Church of St Mary 11.3.68 GV II*

Church. C15, rebuilt 1856 in Decorated style, chancel extended in 1869, South porch of 1887. Doulting rubble, tile roof. Consists of nave, with East chapel and vestry, chancel, West tower, South porch. Tower of 2 stages having diagonal buttresses to lower stage only, embattled parapet with pinnacles; single 2-light bell chamber opening to each side; West side carries coat of ares of Horner family. Buttressed 3-bay nave and 4-bay chancel, 2-light pointed head openings; 3-light East window; all with tracery. Prominent feature of the interior is the wall monument to Sir George and Lady Horner of 1676; 2 painted three-quarter rustic figures, each under an arch; flanking Classical columns supporting a pediment, this in turn enclosing a crested cartouche. Nearby a plainer altar tomb to Marice Horner of 1621. C11 tub font.

Listing NGR: ST7263443983

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National Grid Reference: ST 72638 43974

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