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Church of St Edward

A Grade II Listed Building in Chilton Polden, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1555 / 51°9'19"N

Longitude: -2.8972 / 2°53'49"W

OS Eastings: 337349

OS Northings: 139960

OS Grid: ST373399

Mapcode National: GBR M9.7KTR

Mapcode Global: VH7DK.Q7Q2

Entry Name: Church of St Edward

Listing Date: 24 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060126

English Heritage Legacy ID: 269465

Location: Chilton Polden, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Chilton Polden

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Polden Wheel

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text

CHILTON POLDEN CP CHURCH LANE (East side)
ST33NE
9/26 Church of St Edward
-
GV II

Anglican parish church. C15 origin, rebuilt 1889 by Henry Edwards of Bristol.
Rubble, slate roofs, coped verges with cruciform finials, gabled west bellcote.
Nave, south porch, north aisle, north porch and vestry, north transept,
chancel. Neo-Perpendicular with some Perpendicular features remaining. Four-bay
nave, 2-light windows, 3-light west window. Gabled porch with large C18 memorial
slab inset to east; medieval ribbed and studded inner door with elaborate
iron hinges. Four-bay north aisle, embattled parapet, 2-light windows. Lean-to
north porch. Single bay transept. Two bay chancel, two 2-light windows to south,
3-light east window, large C18 memorial slab inset to east. Interior plastered
on a tile floor; wagon and lean-to roofs. Aisle with plain 4-bay arcade.
Medieval chancel arch and font. Jacobean chest. C18 chest. Remainder of fittings
C19 including pews, choir stalls, organ, altar rails and reredos. Six C18 wall
monuments, 3 early C19 wall monuments. Simple stained glass. C18/early C19 painting
of Virgin and Child. Roof with remains of carved medieval wall-plate.
(Faculty and architect's plans deposited SRO).


Listing NGR: ST3734939960

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