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Church of St Gregory, Weare

Description: Church of St Gregory

Grade: I
Date Listed: 9 February 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 268832

OS Grid Reference: ST4140452684
OS Grid Coordinates: 341404, 152684
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2703, -2.8413

Location: Sparrow Hill Way, Weare, Somerset BS26 2LA

Locality: Weare
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS26 2LA

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Listing Text


5/174 Church of St Gregory



Parish church. C11, C13, mainly C15, C19 restoration. Squared and coursed rubble, slate roof, coped verges with cruciform
finials. Perpendicular. Nave, south porch, north aisle, chancel, west tower. Four-stage tower, corner buttresses, angle
buttresses to top stage with offsets; blind 2-light windows to third stage, triple bell-chamber windows, blank to each
side, centre with bell louvres; pinnacles, pierced parapet, stair turret, proainant gargoyles; 4-light west window with
a crocketted niche to each side, west door. Three-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, 2 and 3-light square headed Perpendicular
windows, 3-light C19 east window; C19 north aisle, 2-light windows. Interior: single chamfered Decorated chancel arch,
aumbray, piscina with a foiled head. C19 roofs. Plain Norman font with scalloped base; C16 pews, the ends with plain
thin poppey heads; pulpit dated 1617; south door in a chamfered semi-circular headed stone surround, probably C11, door
dated 1755, adjacent in the porch a wooden bracket dated 1690. Brass to John Bedbere of the C15 set in floori elaborate
choir stalls and lectern of 1909; wall monument to Edith Hooper of 1729, 3 further early C19 wall monuments, one by
Wood of Bristol, one by W Pugh of Bristol; altar a C17 chest. Further C17 chest. All roofs restored, that to nave on
corbels carved as figures. Fragments of C15 stained glass to north aisle windows and a south window of the nave.

Listing NGR: ST4140752684

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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