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Combe Hay Parish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Combe Hay, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.337 / 51°20'13"N

Longitude: -2.3817 / 2°22'54"W

OS Eastings: 373504

OS Northings: 159837

OS Grid: ST735598

Mapcode National: GBR 0R1.4ND

Mapcode Global: VH96S.NNRD

Entry Name: Combe Hay Parish Church

Listing Date: 1 February 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32420

Location: Combe Hay, Bath and North East Somerset, BA2

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Combe Hay

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 75 NW COMBE HAY

10/5 Combe Hay Parish Church

1.2.56
II
GV

Anglican parish church, of unknown dedication. C15 tower but the body of the
church was altered in the late C18 and restored with the addition of a south aisle
and porch in 1874, possibly by the Lord of the manor, George Smart. Consists
of a west tower, nave and north porch, south aisle and apsidal chancel. Ashlar
and coursed squared rubble; slate roofs with coped raised verges. West tower
is C15; of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, an embattled parapet with pinnacles;
2-light bell chamber windows with cusped heads and pierced quatrefoil screens;
2-light west window; projecting polygonal stair turret to north-east. Y-tracery
windows to the nave. Three 2-light windows to south aisle and chancel. Project-
ing gabled north porch with embattled parapet. Interior: arcade of 3 bays. All
fittings are late C19. Monuments: Robert Smith, died 1755, by Ford of Bath in
a rococo style inscribed marble plaque surmounted by arms, urns and a flat obelisk.
John Bennett, died 1719, inscribed marble plaque flanked by Corinthian columns,
segmental pediment with arms.


Listing NGR: ST7350459837

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