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Church of St Leonard

A Grade I Listed Building in Trudoxhill, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2035 / 51°12'12"N

Longitude: -2.3514 / 2°21'4"W

OS Eastings: 375549

OS Northings: 144978

OS Grid: ST755449

Mapcode National: GBR 0SN.DCH

Mapcode Global: VH97L.609Q

Entry Name: Church of St Leonard

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1058276

English Heritage Legacy ID: 266850

Location: Trudoxhill, Mendip, Somerset, BA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Trudoxhill

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


7/153 Church of St Leonard



Parish Church 1789, altered 1844 by Edward Davis of Bath for the Duke of Cork and Orrery. Squared and coursed Doulting
rubble, stone tile roof. Consists of nave, chancel, North chapel, and West tower of 3 stages. Romanesque. Nave of
3-bays has semi circular headed windows with heavily enriched surrounds; cross gabled chancel has rose window to South,
East window of 3-light, semi circular head on each light. Semi circular head door opening on South side of tower, again
heavily enriched. Nave under elaborate hammer bean roof has gallery, chancel under stone vaulted roof. Salient feature
is the stained glass in the East window; of the C15 from the abbey of Altenberg near Cologne. Furniture includes 2 C17
wooden chests. Many monuments to Boyle family, Duke of Cork and Orrery, most notable to Louisa Boyle of 1826 under

Listing NGR: ST7554844972

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