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Description: Parish Church of St George
Date Listed: 11 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 28681
OS Grid Reference: ST6496870274
OS Grid Coordinates: 364968, 170274
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4304, -2.5053
5118 HANHAM ABBOTS COURT FARM ROAD
Parish Church of
ST 67 SW 3/79 11.5.53
C14 with earlier fragments and C15 West Tower (attached to Hanham Court).
Restored 1854 by Pope, Poindon and Clarke; 1909, extensively, by Bligh Bond.
Pennant stone rubble with freestone dressings. Tile roof with bands of
fishscale tiles. Three bay nave, 2 bay chancel, south aisle, north porch,
west tower of 3 stages, pierced parapet, pinnacles and corner gargoyles.
Perpendicular bell-chamber windows of 2-lights with foiled heads. Nave,
chancel and aisle windows mostly restored in Perpendicular style. Porch
has C14 arch, original roof and C14 enrichments to doorway (crocketted arch
with finials and niche).
Interior: main features are Norman font and good C13 pillar piscina both
thought to come from Keynsham Abbey; plastered waggon roof in aisle, the
east end of which may have been a Lady Chapel (see Verey/Pevsner: "Buildings
of Englands, Gloucestershire - The Vale").
Listing NGR: ST6493670269
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Source: English Heritage
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