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Latitude: 51.0651 / 51°3'54"N
Longitude: -2.9974 / 2°59'50"W
OS Eastings: 330204
OS Northings: 129999
OS Grid: ST302299
Mapcode National: GBR M5.F4G6
Mapcode Global: FRA 46M9.L29
Entry Name: Church of St Michael
Listing Date: 29 March 1963
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1060173
English Heritage Legacy ID: 269370
Location: North Petherton, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA7
Civil Parish: North Petherton
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
NORTH PETHERTON CP
ST. MICHAEL CHURCH
Church of St. Michael
Anglican church. Norman establishment; C15; some C18 work; restored and extended 1868 for Slade family of Maunsel House (qv). Random rubble, freestone dressings, buttresses, tile and slate roofs, crested ridges. Nave with continuous chancel, narrow North and South aisles, squat North tower porch at West end of aisle. Perpendicular; C19 work in Early English style. Tower with pyramidal roof, slit windows under eaves; North doorway, paired panelled doors. Perpendicular three-light East and West windows, the former square-headed, the latter pointed headed; remainder of openings lancets. Plastered interior on tile floors; no chancel arch, continuous plastered wagon roof to nave and chancel; North and South aisles with two by arcades.
Octagonal C15 font. Many memorials to Slade family, particularly three of early C19 to North aisle. Fittings including, pews, altar table, lectern, reredos and organ, post the restoration. Mid C19 stained glass to East window and South aisle. C17 monument and C19 charity plaque under tower. Bell dated 1670. (VCH forthcoming).
This entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16 March 2017.
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