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Christ Church, Rode

Description: Christ Church

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 267360

OS Grid Reference: ST8062954153
OS Grid Coordinates: 380629, 154153
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2862, -2.2791

Location: 23 Rode Hill, Rode BA11 6PL

Locality: Rode
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA11 6PL

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Listing Text

ST8054 RODE CP RODE HILL (North side)

12/413 Christ Church



Church. 1824 by H E Goodridge for the Rev Charles Daubney, Archdeacon of Salisbury. Ashlar, slate roof. Free Gothic with some Geometric and Decorated detail. Nave and chancel of 4 and 1 bays respectively, tall 2-light windows; blind aisles; prominent buttresses to each side and the angles with weathered gabled caps. Twin polygonal turrets at West end with stepped spires, 2 small spirelets to east end. Interior in a similar flamboyant style with a 4-bay arcade to each side of nave, chamfered 4-centred arches; gallery to west end supported on one wide and 2 narrow arches in a similar style. Stone altar with a reredos, gabled hood with crockets; a niche to each side of the east window, metal decalogue plaques. Monuments flanking the altar to the Daubney family particularly that to right to Archdeacon Daubney bounded by 2 large allegorical statues in niches. Tall chancel arch of 3 orders, chancel with plaster rib vault and plain stained glass. Co-eval pews, choir stalls and font in a similarly extrovert style.

Listing NGR: ST8062954153

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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