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Church of St Thomas a Becket

A Grade II* Listed Building in Publow, Bath and North East Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.371 / 51°22'15"N

Longitude: -2.5498 / 2°32'59"W

OS Eastings: 361825

OS Northings: 163694

OS Grid: ST618636

Mapcode National: GBR JS.SWWN

Mapcode Global: VH891.RSDV

Entry Name: Church of St Thomas a Becket

Listing Date: 24 September 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136393

English Heritage Legacy ID: 32618

Location: Publow, Bath and North East Somerset, BS39

County: Bath and North East Somerset

Civil Parish: Publow

Built-Up Area: Pensford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

ST 66 SW PUBLOW CHURCH STREET, Pensford (south
side)
6/189
Church of St. Thomas a Becket
G.V.
II*

Parish church. Late C14 tower, the rest of the church rebuilt in 1869 by
C.E. Giles of Taunton. Consists of west tower, nave and north porch, south
aisle and south porch, and chancel. Coursed limestone rubble with ashlar
dressings to the tower; coursed sandstone rubble to the remainder with ashlar
bands and dressings, slate roofs. West tower of 3 stages with angle buttresses,
pyramidal slate roof set back behind embattled parapet, the merlons of which
are pierced with cross-loops; projecting polygonal stair tower at south-east;
2-light bell chamber windows with cusped heads and pierced stone grille;
blocked west door in moulded and pointed surround and restored 3-light west
window. The body of the church has a mixture of Decorated style windows with
buttresses between the bays. North and south gabled projecting porches and
short east end. Interior. Tierceron vault to tower with central open
roundel for bell ropes. Scissor braced rafters with crown post on tie beam
between nave and chancel. (N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England : North
Somerset and Bristol, 1958).


Listing NGR: ST6182563694

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