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Church of St Andrew, Stringston

Description: Church of St Andrew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 May 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 265254

OS Grid Reference: ST1670244888
OS Grid Coordinates: 316702, 144888
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1971, -3.1935

Location: Stringston, Somerset TA5 1SU

Locality: Stringston
Local Authority: West Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA5 1SU

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Listing Text


6/204 Church of St. Andrew
(previously listed as Remains of
St Andrew's Church (now used as a
Mortuary Chapel)



Church, now redundant. C14 chancel arch alone remains of earlier Church demolished 1881 when present structure
erected. Blue lias and pebble random rubble, Ham stone dressings, slate roofs, decorative bargeboards gable Ends,
Single cell on site of chancel of earlier Church, porch West end, bell-cote set on gable end above. Porch: lean-to
hipped roof, quoins, shouldered entrance, arched doorway with hoodnould, double doors, decorative hinges Tiled
bell-cote, steeply pitched pyramid roof, pierced wooden opening, slate-hung base, no bell, Arched 2-light window at
East end, completely obscured externally by ivy. Wrought iron crosses East gable end and on bell-cote, Interior: C14
chancel arch on innerface of entrance wall, otherwise the only features of interest are 2 memorial slabs set in the
North wall to Joanne Popham, died 1714, lime- washed blue lias, and to John Buller, died 1765, slate; both
distinguished by good lettering and a robustly naive use of classical motifs. The Victorian floor tiles have mostly
been removed, many slates are missing and the East end is overgrown with ivy at time of survey, (August 1983). The
Church was declared redundant 1980, and the Norman front removed to Stogursey Church in 1981. (Kellys Directory, 1902;
VCH Somerset, Vol.5 forthcoming; photographs in NMR).

Listing NGR: ST1670244888

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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