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Church of St Edmund, Mells

Description: Church of St Edmund

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 266781

OS Grid Reference: ST7045149269
OS Grid Coordinates: 370451, 149269
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2418, -2.4247

Location: Vobster Hill, Mells, Somerset BA3 5SA

Locality: Mells
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA3 5SA

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Listing Text


3/82 Church of St Edmund


- II

Church. 1846 by Benjamin Ferrey. Coursed and squared Doulting rubble, tile roofs with copings and cruciform finials.
Buttressed nave and chancel of 2-bays each, south porch, north vestry; Decorated style. Openings to nave of 2-lights,
each has tracery in a slightly different style; chancel has 2-light windows and a lancet, 3-light east window with
reticulated tracery. Plain interior on tile floors. Nave under hammerbeam roof, springing from foliated corbels; inner
arches to windows have foiled heads; octagonal font with an ogee headed niche to each face, wooden cover with
medievalising iron work; stone pulpit with crocketed niches. Chancel arch of 2 orders; chancel has arch braced roof
springing from foliated shafts; reredos of 7 carved stone panels; 2 Jacobean choir readers. All stained glass in C13

Listing NGR: ST7045149269

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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