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Church of All Saints, Tellisford

Description: Church of All Saints

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 267427

OS Grid Reference: ST8003755671
OS Grid Coordinates: 380037, 155671
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2998, -2.2877

Location: Tellisford, Somerset BA2 7RL

Locality: Tellisford
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA2 7RL

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Listing Text


2/478 Church of All Saints



Church. C12, C13, C14 and later, restored 1854. Rubble Doulting stone, stone slate roof with coped gables and finials
with stone crosses. West Tower, Nave with South porch and chancel. Tower, 1490, of 3 stages, unbuttressed. Entrance
on south side, vertically boarded door with "Y" framework set under a 4-centred arch with dripmould; above in chamfered
stone surround on heraldic shield, the sickle device of the Hungerfords, Lords of the Manor; Quatrefoil windows on
South and West sides to ringing floor; paired, square head bell chamber windows on all 4 sides with quaterfoil pattern
perforated stone screens. Battlemented parapet. Stone porch with late Norman arch to door with chevron enrichment,
with Early English columns with moulded capitals and head stops. Nave; 3-light 4- centre square head stone mullion
windows with dripmoulds. Chancel; 2-light Early English plate tracery trefoiled windows. Interior: barrel vaults to
Nave and Chancel circa 1700. Nave plaster ceiling removed, Chancel with carved and painted bosses in leaf design added
1854. East window stain glass 1857. Pulpit dated 1608. Rood screen 1931 embodied small part of medieval screen. In
Chancel, part of lantern from C15 cross, Memorials include, in Nave, Batchelor(s) 1777, Edward Crabb 1810, Ann Crabb
1816; Chancel, Henrey Farewell (Rector) 1705, and William Batchelor (Rector) 1797; External, a tablet on South wall,
facing Crabb Hall, and the Crabb Mill, Joseph and Benjamin Crabb.

Listing NGR: ST8003755671

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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