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Combe Hay Parish Church, Combe Hay

Description: Combe Hay Parish Church

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 32420

OS Grid Reference: ST7350459837
OS Grid Coordinates: 373504, 159837
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3370, -2.3817

Location: Combe Hay, Bath and North East Somerset BA2 7EH

Locality: Combe Hay
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA2 7EH

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Listing Text


10/5 Combe Hay Parish Church


Anglican parish church, of unknown dedication. C15 tower but the body of the
church was altered in the late C18 and restored with the addition of a south aisle
and porch in 1874, possibly by the Lord of the manor, George Smart. Consists
of a west tower, nave and north porch, south aisle and apsidal chancel. Ashlar
and coursed squared rubble; slate roofs with coped raised verges. West tower
is C15; of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, an embattled parapet with pinnacles;
2-light bell chamber windows with cusped heads and pierced quatrefoil screens;
2-light west window; projecting polygonal stair turret to north-east. Y-tracery
windows to the nave. Three 2-light windows to south aisle and chancel. Project-
ing gabled north porch with embattled parapet. Interior: arcade of 3 bays. All
fittings are late C19. Monuments: Robert Smith, died 1755, by Ford of Bath in
a rococo style inscribed marble plaque surmounted by arms, urns and a flat obelisk.
John Bennett, died 1719, inscribed marble plaque flanked by Corinthian columns,
segmental pediment with arms.

Listing NGR: ST7350459837

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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