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Church of St Edward, Chilton Polden

Description: Church of St Edward

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 269465

OS Grid Reference: ST3734939960
OS Grid Coordinates: 337349, 139960
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1555, -2.8972

Location: 28 Broadway, Chilton Polden, Somerset TA7 9DP

Locality: Chilton Polden
Local Authority: Sedgemoor District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA7 9DP

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Listing Text

9/26 Church of St Edward

Anglican parish church. C15 origin, rebuilt 1889 by Henry Edwards of Bristol.
Rubble, slate roofs, coped verges with cruciform finials, gabled west bellcote.
Nave, south porch, north aisle, north porch and vestry, north transept,
chancel. Neo-Perpendicular with some Perpendicular features remaining. Four-bay
nave, 2-light windows, 3-light west window. Gabled porch with large C18 memorial
slab inset to east; medieval ribbed and studded inner door with elaborate
iron hinges. Four-bay north aisle, embattled parapet, 2-light windows. Lean-to
north porch. Single bay transept. Two bay chancel, two 2-light windows to south,
3-light east window, large C18 memorial slab inset to east. Interior plastered
on a tile floor; wagon and lean-to roofs. Aisle with plain 4-bay arcade.
Medieval chancel arch and font. Jacobean chest. C18 chest. Remainder of fittings
C19 including pews, choir stalls, organ, altar rails and reredos. Six C18 wall
monuments, 3 early C19 wall monuments. Simple stained glass. C18/early C19 painting
of Virgin and Child. Roof with remains of carved medieval wall-plate.
(Faculty and architect's plans deposited SRO).

Listing NGR: ST3734939960

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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