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Church of All Saints, Downhead

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266702

OS Grid Reference: ST6917046189
OS Grid Coordinates: 369170, 146189
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2141, -2.4428

Locality: Downhead
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA4 4LG

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Listing Text


2/3 Church of All Saints



Parish Church. Perpendicular tower of C14; nave, chancel and south porch of mid C18; C19 restoration. Squared and
coursed rubble under a tile roof. West tower with diagonal buttresses, embattled parapet with corner pinnacles, 2-large
gargoyles each side, bell chamber windows of 2-lights to north and south, 2-light west window. Nave of 2-bays,
segmental headed openings, further small oval light to south-west corner by tower, memorial plaque of 1712 to Mary Gane
incorporated in south wall. Chancel of 2-bays with smaller segmental headed openings, priests door on south side under
pointed arch, 3-light decorated east window. Porch dated 1751, segmental headed inner door opening. Nave under king
post roof with scraped Norman tub font, C18 pulpit; triple chamfered arch to tower which contains memorial plaque of
1704. Chancel under wagon roof of simple style.

Listing NGR: ST6917046189

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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