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Remains of Spire, in Churchyard 15 Metres East of Chancel, Church of the Holy Ghost, Crowcombe

Description: Remains of Spire, in Churchyard 15 Metres East of Chancel, Church of the Holy Ghost

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 265089

OS Grid Reference: ST1410036714
OS Grid Coordinates: 314100, 136714
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1233, -3.2288

Location: Pound Orchard, Crowcombe, Somerset TA4 4AR

Locality: Crowcombe
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA4 4AR

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Listing Text


Remains of spire, in churchyard,
15 metres East of chancel, Church
of the Holy Ghost


Finial, reputed to be the apex of the spire of the Church of the Holy Ghost (qv). C14. Limestone, about 2.5m high,
ribbed with bulbous top, octagonal in cross section. The Church was struck by lightning during a violent storm in
December 1725; the spire was demolished and during the subsequent fire the roofs, pulpit and screen were destroyed.
(VCH, Somerset Vol.5, forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1409336702

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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