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Church of St Bartholomew, Wraxall and Failand

Description: Church of St Bartholomew

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 33582

OS Grid Reference: ST5147173515
OS Grid Coordinates: 351471, 173515
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4585, -2.6999

Location: Sandy Lane, Wraxall, North Somerset BS8 3SW

Locality: Wraxall and Failand
County: North Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BS8 3SW

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Listing Text



- II

Parish Church (Anglican). 1883-87 by E W Barnes of Bristol. Nave, north and
south transepts, chancel, porch and tower at south-west. Coursed and snecked,
squared rubble with freestone dressings: plain tiled roof with a crested ridge.
In a mixture of middle Gothic, but mostly C14, styles. South west tower of 3
stages with diagonal buttresses; two single light cusped lancet windows to the
bell chamber; single light windows flank an ogee-headed image niche with a canopy
on the second stage; south doorway of 3 orders, columns with foliate capitals,
moulded pointed arch. Nave: 4 bays, 2-light windows with reticulated tracery,
buttresses between, 6-light west window with curvilinear tracery. South transept has
a wheel window and the north transept has a circular window of quatrefoils in
circles. Chancel: reticulated tracery as the nave; 3-light east window in a
Geometric style.

Listing NGR: ST5147173515

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Source: English Heritage

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