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Church of St Thomas a Becket, Publow

Description: Church of St Thomas a Becket

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 32618

OS Grid Reference: ST6182563694
OS Grid Coordinates: 361825, 163694
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3710, -2.5498

Location: Stanton Lane, Publow, Pensford, Bath and North East Somerset BS39 4AQ

Locality: Publow
County: Bath and North East Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS39 4AQ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Round House, 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 66 SW PUBLOW CHURCH STREET, Pensford (south
Church of St. Thomas a Becket

Parish church. Late C14 tower, the rest of the church rebuilt in 1869 by
C.E. Giles of Taunton. Consists of west tower, nave and north porch, south
aisle and south porch, and chancel. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings to the tower; coursed sandstone rubble to the remainder with ashlar
bands and dressings, slate roofs. West tower of 3 stages with angle buttresses,
pyramidal slate roof set back behind embattled parapet, the merlons of which
are pierced with cross-loops; projecting polygonal stair tower at south-east;
2-light bell chamber windows with cusped heads and pierced stone grille;
blocked west door in moulded and pointed surround and restored 3-light west
window. The body of the church has a mixture of Decorated style windows with
buttresses between the bays. North and south gabled projecting porches and
short east end. Interior. Tierceron vault to tower with central open
roundel for bell ropes. Scissor braced rafters with crown post on tie beam
between nave and chancel. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North
Somerset and Bristol, 1958).

Listing NGR: ST6182563694

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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