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Parish Church of St Swithun's, Bathford

Description: Parish Church of St Swithun's

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 32213

OS Grid Reference: ST7880566615
OS Grid Coordinates: 378805, 166615
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3982, -2.3060

Location: Church Street, Bathford, Bath and North East Somerset BA1 7TU

Locality: Bathford
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA1 7TU

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Listing Text

(South-east side)
1.2.56 Parish Church of St.

Parish Church of St. Swithun's. Romanesque origins: restored by F. Preedy of
London and Worcester; West tower (1879-80); north aisle and porch 1856; south
aisle and nave 1870-72; chancel, north and south chancel chapels. Coursed,
squared rubble with freestone dressings; slate roof. West tower: 3 stages,
pierced parapet with finials, angle buttresses, 2-light lancet openings to bell
chamber. Aisles: panelled bracery with foiled heads. 3-bay nave with Early
English style arcades. 2 bay chancel. Font: C13th, octagonal with scalloped
underside. Pulpit: Jacobean, finely carved with Biblical text on frieze,
raised on stone base by Preedy (1870). Monuments: 2 lettered tablets in north
wall of chancel; Philip Ellis 1661; Thomas Hendy 1676; south wall Marie Herd
1674. Elizabeth Phillips, 1759 by John Ford of Bath.

Listing NGR: ST7880566615

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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