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Description: Church of St Leonard
Date Listed: 9 February 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 268827
OS Grid Reference: ST4431257425
OS Grid Coordinates: 344312, 157425
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3132, -2.8004
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ST45NW SHIPHAM CP THE SQUARE (West side)
2/168 Church of St Leonard
Anglican parish church. 1843 by J Wilson of Bath. Coursed and squared rubble, slate roof, coped verges, "Gothic" Nave;
small chancel embatted tower at south-west corner incorporating a porch to ground floor, tall bell chamber windows to
hexagonal upper stage. gargoyles probably reused from earlier structure. Three bay nave, 2-light windows with simple
tracery; 3-light east window, reticulated tracery. Galleried interior, elaborate arch-braced roof. Reredos appears
reused from a C15 hood screen; 2 early C19 wall monuments; 3 C18 chairs; stained glass in north window of nave
commemorates Hannah More.
Listing NGR: ST4431257425
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Source: English Heritage
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