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Church of St Nicholas, Stawley

Description: Church of St Nicholas

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 270107

OS Grid Reference: ST0781922329
OS Grid Coordinates: 307819, 122329
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9930, -3.3148

Location: Stawley, Somerset TA21 0RZ

Locality: Stawley
Local Authority: Taunton Deane Borough Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA21 0RZ

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Listing Text


6/32 Church of St Nicholas



Church. Circa 1500 mid C17 addition, restored 1875. Red sandstone random rubble, rendered tower, C19 tiled roofs.
3-bay nave with chapel continuing from South aisle, South porch, West tower, C17 North projection. 3-stage tower,
crenellated parapet, setback buttresses without render, Tudor arch doorway with 3-light window above, reticulated like
East window. South window 3-light square headed with Tudor arch heads. Gabled C19 porch giving access to West door of
South aisle Annex on North side rated externally 1659 above blocked doorway with gothic survival 2-light trefoil
headed, ovolo moulded windows. Interior: plastered. Major feature 2-bay wooden arcade, restored C19, with Tudor arches.
Wide semi-circular entry into North projection with moulded arch. Priests door to North, piscina in South chapel and 2
brasses to Richard and Agnes Bluett, farmer died 1524, minus their epitaphs. Wooden pulpit dated 1616. Perpendicular
pedestal font. C17 door. Roger Wood of Overtown, Kittisford in his will of 3 September 1657 left 200 pounds to build a
new aisle in the church, hence the North annex. (Thorne, The History of Antiquities of the Villages of Somerset,

Listing NGR: ST0781922329

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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