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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: ST MICHAELS CHURCH TOWER

List entry Number: 1345475

Location

ST MICHAELS CHURCH TOWER, TOR HILL

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

County District District Type Parish
SomersetMendipDistrict AuthorityGlastonbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Mar-1974

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 266011

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History

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Details

TOR HILL

1133 St Michael's Church Tower (formerly listed as St Michael's Chapel)

ST 5138 8/7 21.6.50. I

Only the tower, without the upper storey, remains from the medieval church. Said to date from late C13 with Perpendicular additions. Restored 1804. 3 storeys. Corner buttresses. Stringcourses. Perpendicular bell-openings and battlements. Sculptured tablet of eagle below parapet. 7 canopied niches in west face. Y-tracery to lower storey. Carved reliefs over deeply moulded west door. A dominant feature of the Somerset landscape. Scheduled Ancient Monument. In the care of the National Trust.



Listing NGR: ST5122138620

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National Grid Reference: ST5121838615

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