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Latitude: 51.2233 / 51°13'23"N
Longitude: -2.5306 / 2°31'50"W
OS Eastings: 363040
OS Northings: 147258
OS Grid: ST630472
Mapcode National: GBR MT.38NV
Mapcode Global: VH89V.3J02
Entry Name: Former United Reformed Church
Listing Date: 18 November 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1058441
English Heritage Legacy ID: 266428
Location: Ashwick, Mendip, Somerset, BA3
Civil Parish: Ashwick
Built-Up Area: Oakhill
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST6347 ASHWICK CP
HIGH STREET (South side)
5/36 Former United Reformed Church
Church. 1873 for John Spencer of Oakhill Brewery. Rough faced sandstone rubble, dressed quoins, slate roofs, crested ridges. Free geometric style, cruciform with angled transept ends and apsed "chancel"; belfry porch linked to North aisle; 3-bay aisled and clerestoried nave. Plate tracery, West window having 2-pairs of cusped lancets and foliated occuli, arcaded 5-light window in ovolo dado below. Doorway in c1300 style of 2-orders. Tower in 2-stages above with 2-pairs of ringing chamber lights, elaborate roof in 2-stages, separate clock storey, upper leaded spirlet with squat corner pinnacles. Principle feature of the interior is the galleried first floor of the chancel with vestry below.
Formerly Oakhill Congregational church, and nicknamed the "Little Cathedral".
Listing NGR: ST6304047258
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