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Church of St Leonard, Trudoxhill

Description: Church of St Leonard

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 266850

OS Grid Reference: ST7554944977
OS Grid Coordinates: 375549, 144977
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2035, -2.3513

Location: Trudoxhill, Somerset BA11 5DE

Locality: Trudoxhill
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 5DE

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Listing Text


7/153 Church of St Leonard



Parish Church 1789, altered 1844 by Edward Davis of Bath for the Duke of Cork and Orrery. Squared and coursed Doulting
rubble, stone tile roof. Consists of nave, chancel, North chapel, and West tower of 3 stages. Romanesque. Nave of
3-bays has semi circular headed windows with heavily enriched surrounds; cross gabled chancel has rose window to South,
East window of 3-light, semi circular head on each light. Semi circular head door opening on South side of tower, again
heavily enriched. Nave under elaborate hammer bean roof has gallery, chancel under stone vaulted roof. Salient feature
is the stained glass in the East window; of the C15 from the abbey of Altenberg near Cologne. Furniture includes 2 C17
wooden chests. Many monuments to Boyle family, Duke of Cork and Orrery, most notable to Louisa Boyle of 1826 under

Listing NGR: ST7554844972

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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