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Church of All Saints, Holford

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265139

OS Grid Reference: ST1719840561
OS Grid Coordinates: 317198, 140561
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1583, -3.1854

Location: Holford, Somerset TA5 1LE

Locality: Holford
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1LE

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Listing Text





Parish Church. Chancel rebuilt and Church enlarged C15, nave refenestrated and re-roofed C16, chancel refenestrated
early C17, chapel added 1610, upper stage of tower 1772. Rendered, grooved as ashlar on chapel, quoins, tower blue
lias and red sandstone random rubble, porch squared and coursed red sandstone, slate roofs, coped verges. 2 by nave,
chancel, South East chapel, North porch, West tower. Crenellated 3 stage tower, 3-light West window, blocked roll
moulded West door, square South West stair turret. South front, 2- and 3-light windows left of porch, hollow chamfered
mullions with trefoil heads under square hood moulds, gabled porch, Moulded arched entrance, rectangular memorial
plaque set in gable end, ribbed roof, niche for statue over inner door. Diagonal buttress at junction between nave and
chancel, left 2-light ogee headed mullioned window under square hoodmould, 3-light East window similar 3-light East
window to chapel, plaque above inscribed GD.ID, 1610. South front, 4 centred arch doorway, to left 3- and 2-light
mullioned windows to nave. Interior: rendered. Ribbed barrel vault with bosses in nave, arch braced collar truss
chancel roof. C14 chancel arch, round headed moulded arch to chapel from chancel. Chapel, erected 1610 as Dodington
family pew, contains good set of early C17 bench ends, inset trefoil-headed panels, pews and panelling. Remains of
medieval glass in chancel window. Choir stalls and pulpit circa 1910. Rare example of early C17 chapel with original
fittings. (VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming).

Listing NGR: ST1720140558

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Source: English Heritage

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