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Parish Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wick St. Lawrence, North Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3845 / 51°23'4"N

Longitude: -2.9119 / 2°54'42"W

OS Eastings: 336636

OS Northings: 165440

OS Grid: ST366654

Mapcode National: GBR J9.S27T

Mapcode Global: VH7CD.GGYJ

Entry Name: Parish Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 9 February 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1129773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 33326

Location: Wick St. Lawrence, North Somerset, BS22

County: North Somerset

Civil Parish: Wick St. Lawrence

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

WICK ST. LAWRENCE C.P.
ST 36 NE

2/3 Parish Church of St. Lawrence
9.2.61

G.V. II*

Parish Church. C15; largely rebuilt and heavily restored in 1864-65 by Foster
and Wood of Bristol. Coursed, squared rubble, freestone dressings, plain tile
nave roof, slate roof to chancel and vestry. West tower, 3 bay nave, south
porch, 2 bay chancel, north vestry. Tower: 3 stage with south west polygonal
stair turret; first stage has diagonal buttresses and moulded west door with
fleurons and head stops and restored west window; plain second stage with single
light windows; plain 2-light windows to third stage; plain parapet with tiny
pinnacles. Nave, bays divided by buttresses with set backs; 3-light windows
under dripmoulds with figurative carved stops; to north, polygonal, 2 stage rood
stair turret with gargoyles and plain cap. South porch is 2 storeys gabled with
moulded doorway and 2-light window over; similar inner door with empty figure
niche over stoup. Chancel is lower than nave and has diagonal buttresses
blocked south priests door and 3-light perpendicular east window. North vestry
of 1865 has freestone quoins and window dressings, 3-light cusped windows under
square hoodmoulds and a prominent stack. Interior has moulded perpendicular
tower arch, restored chancel arch and embattled wall plate to chancel roof.
Everything rebuilt or scraped. C15 freestone pulpit of the highest quality;
decorated panels adorn pulpit and pedestal and are surmounted by various ornate
friezes. Rood stair doors survive, lower has moulded surround. Tub font,
probably Norman. Tablets: Sheppard 1716, Sheppard 1725. Sources: The Story
of Wick St. Lawrence. S. Redman.Pevsner: Buildings of England : North Somerset
and Bristol.


Listing NGR: ST3663665440

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