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Church of St Mary, Wanstrow

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 266881

OS Grid Reference: ST7263843974
OS Grid Coordinates: 372638, 143974
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1943, -2.3929

Location: Wanstrow, Somerset BA4 4SU

Locality: Wanstrow
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA4 4SU

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Listing Text

6/176 Church of St Mary

Church. C15, rebuilt 1856 in Decorated style, chancel extended in 1869, South porch of 1887. Doulting rubble, tile
roof. Consists of nave, with East chapel and vestry, chancel, West tower, South porch. Tower of 2 stages having
diagonal buttresses to lower stage only, embattled parapet with pinnacles; single 2-light bell chamber opening to each
side; West side carries coat of ares of Horner family. Buttressed 3-bay nave and 4-bay chancel, 2-light pointed head
openings; 3-light East window; all with tracery. Prominent feature of the interior is the wall monument to Sir George
and Lady Horner of 1676; 2 painted three-quarter rustic figures, each under an arch; flanking Classical columns
supporting a pediment, this in turn enclosing a crested cartouche. Nearby a plainer altar tomb to Marice Horner of
1621. C11 tub font.

Listing NGR: ST7263443983

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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