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Steps and Railings Forming an Approach to South Porch, Church of St John the Baptist, Axbridge

Description: Steps and Railings Forming an Approach to South Porch, Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 268698

OS Grid Reference: ST4313354586
OS Grid Coordinates: 343133, 154586
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2876, -2.8168

Location: Back Lane, Axbridge, Somerset BS26 2AR

Locality: Axbridge
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS26 2AR

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Listing Text


12/45 Steps and railings fording an
approach to South porch, Church
of St John the Baptist



Railings and steps forming an approach to the church; 2 wells incorporated in the left side of the stairway. Probably
C15, renewed 1877. Seventeen broad dressed stone steps in 3 tiers, the steps to the upper tier curved. iaiped wrought
iron hand rail to left side on square balusters, short section to the top of the whole flight with cast-iron spear some
caps missing; further section of railings to left fording an enclousre for a C20 war memorial, (Memmorial not
included). Rubble wall to left side of stairway incorporating 2 niches for walls in chamfered 4-centred stone
surrounds, each wall enclosed by a low wall of dressed stone slabbs. Primarily included mainly for townscape value.

Listing NGR: ST4313354587

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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