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Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Burrowbridge, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.0698 / 51°4'11"N

Longitude: -2.9176 / 2°55'3"W

OS Eastings: 335801

OS Northings: 130448

OS Grid: ST358304

Mapcode National: GBR M9.DSRW

Mapcode Global: FRA 46S9.74M

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 29 March 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1060261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 271176

Location: Burrowbridge, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA7

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Burrowbridge

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST33SE BURROWBRIDGE CP

BURROWBRIDGE VILLAGE
2/10 Church of St Michael
(formerly listed in Othery CP)
29.3.63

GV II

Parish church. 1836-8 by Richard Carver, chancel arch inserted 1888. Squared and coursed blue lias Ham stone dressings,
slate roofs, coped verges. Porch with flanking vestries at liturgical west end, bell-cote, 4-bay aisleless nave,
north-east organ bay, south-east chapel, chancel. West end gabled bell-cote with single bell, rose window in gable end,
single storey lean-to roofed porch and flanking vestries, clasping buttresses and projecting gabled centre, depressed
Tudor arch head doorway with double doors, south front 5 lancet windows between stepped buttresses, clasping buttresses
to nave and chanel, east window of 3 lancets, north front 5 lancet windows between stepped buttresses. Interior;
rendered. Chancel arch and arches between nave and chapels, pointed and chamfered in 2 orders, between chapels and
chancel wooden arch with pierced decorative spandrels. Ribbed and boarded wagon roof to chancel, scissor truss roof
with ridge pole to chancel. Stained pine dado, pews and west end gallery. Altar rails of paired black marble columns.
Minton tiles to sanctuary. Beer stone pulpit with steps dated 1890. Lectern dated 1889. Perpendicular style font. C17
joint stool in sanctuary. Fine coeval gothic style lamp brackets, painted and gilded cast iron, 2 in chancel and 5 in
nave. Painted hollow petal statuette of St Michael in chancel cl900, about 750 mm high. The parsonage (not included) to
the south was also designed by Richard Carver. (Photograph in NMR; VCH Somerset, Vol 6, forthcoming).


Listing NGR: ST3580130447

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