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Description: Remains of Spire, in Churchyard 15 Metres East of Chancel, Church of the Holy Ghost
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
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ST1436 CROWCOMBE CP
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
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Source: English Heritage
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