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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060126
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269465
Location: Chilton Polden, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7
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
CHILTON POLDEN CP CHURCH LANE (East side)
9/26 Church of St Edward
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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