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Church of St Katherine, Sedgehill and Semley

Description: Church of St Katherine

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 January 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 321210

OS Grid Reference: ST8664528255
OS Grid Coordinates: 386645, 128255
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0535, -2.1919

Location: Crate Lane, Semley, Wiltshire SP7 9JJ

Locality: Sedgehill and Semley
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP7 9JJ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Sedgehill churchyard cross, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

ST 82 NE
(west side)
10/104 Church of St Katherine
Anglican parish church. C14, C15, C17, 1882 restoration. Dressed
limestone, Welsh slate roof with coped verges. West tower, nave,
chancel with lower roof, south porch. Gabled porch with chamfered
semi-circular-headed doorway, coped verge and cross finial, C18
stone tablet over door records names of churchwardens; date
illegible, C19 double doors with ornamental hinges. Nave has C19
two-light geometric style window to left and two to right of porch;
walls are C19. Chancel has C19 cusped lancets to north and south
sides, diagonal buttresses and original C14 three-light east window
with reticulated tracery. North side of nave has two 2-light C19
windows to left of 1880s organ chamber with cusped lancet, one 2-
light window to right. Three-stage C15 tower with moulded plinth,
diagonal buttresses, offset string courses; north side has
chamfered light to middle stage, west side has recessed chamfered
Tudor-arched doorway with C19 double doors, 3-light Perpendicular
window over, bellstage has 2-light C15 louvred windows, south side
has cusped lights. Attached rectangular stair turret on south side
with loopholes, plain parapet with clasping buttresses.
Interior: Nave has 6-bay C19 roof with tie-beam or collar trusses.
C15 moulded pointed tower arch. 1880s north organ chamber with
moulded arch on half-cone corbels, brass plaque on north wall of
nave records restoration and installation of organ in 1882 by Vesey
family. C19 pointed chancel arch, 2-bay C19 braced collar truss
roof, polychrome tiled floor. Fittings: C19 octagonal stone font
in tower, C19 polygonal wooden pulpit, C19 seating. Chancel has
1880s stained glass in east, south and north windows in memory of
members of the Vesey family, C19 communion rail and panelling in
C17 style.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1971)

Listing NGR: ST8664528255

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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