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Church of All Saints, Lullington

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: I
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 267123

OS Grid Reference: ST7832051941
OS Grid Coordinates: 378320, 151941
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2662, -2.3121

Location: Lullington, Somerset BA11 2PQ

Locality: Lullington
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 2PQ

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Listing Text


4/177 Church of All Saints



Parish church. C12, south aisle of c 1280, chancel of c 1340, tower and south porch circa 1450, restored 1862 by T. H. Wyatt. Rubble, stone slate roofs, coped verges with finials. Predominantly Decorated and Perpendicular, much Norman
work remaining. Two bay chancel with angle buttresses, 3-light east window, 2-light windows to north and south, one unusually small, priests door with an ogee head, trefoiled opening. Three stage embattled central tower, 2-light Decorated windows to second stage, perpendicular windows to belfry. Nave with much Norman work, particularly north door, 2 attached shafts to each side with carved capitals, tympanum with the Tree of Life, in the arch a 3 dimensional zig-zag and an outer order of beak heads, a figure of the Father under a triangular hood mould; a further C12 door to south in a simpler style; other features include two C12 windows and a corbel table on north side; west window much restored. South aisle with a 2-light decorated east window, south window restored. Salient features of the interior are the C12 piers supporting the tower, those to chancel 3 and 2-shafted respectively, ornamental capitals; those to nave 3-shafted, the middle ones twisted, ornamental capitals, decorated abaci; both arches to each and west made pointed c 1250. Decorated arch to south aisle, piers with foliated capitals; piscina to south wall. Nave with a C11 font with much decoration, inscription in Roman style:- "Hoc Fontis Sacro Peveunt Delicta Lavacro". Trefoil-head piscina to chancel, small vestry with a medieval coffin lid on the wall, depicting a cross and a hand. C17 communion table. Much stained glass of mid C19, particularly south window of central tower, 1862 by J. L. Vanderpoorten of
Brussels. (SANHS, Vol 57, i, 83-85, 1911; Vol 2, ii, 86-92, 1850;).

Listing NGR: ST7832051943

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Source: English Heritage

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