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Former Chapel Dedicated to St Columbanus, Now Ruin, in the Grounds of Kings of Wessex School at Ngr St 4573 5315

A Grade II Listed Building in Cheddar, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2749 / 51°16'29"N

Longitude: -2.7794 / 2°46'45"W

OS Eastings: 345730

OS Northings: 153150

OS Grid: ST457531

Mapcode National: GBR JG.ZZJF

Mapcode Global: VH7D1.S60Z

Entry Name: Former Chapel Dedicated to St Columbanus, Now Ruin, in the Grounds of Kings of Wessex School at Ngr St 4573 5315

Listing Date: 29 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173737

English Heritage Legacy ID: 268795

Location: Cheddar, Sedgemoor, Somerset, BS27

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Cheddar

Built-Up Area: Cheddar

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


6/141 Former chapel dedicated to St
Columbanus, now ruin, in the
grounds of Kings of Wessex
School at NGR ST 4573 5315


- II

Former chapel, now ruin. Early C14. Random rubble, oblong on plan, diagonal corner buttresses, that north-east missing;
Featureless north and south walls lowered to approximately one metre of the ground, end walls remain except the upper
portions of the gables; roof completely missing. Western elevation has door opening in a chamfered stone surround with
a pointed arch head; above a blocked window, deep splays and segmental pointed rere-arch to the inside of this wall.
East wall with a blocked window, single trefoiled head of the tracery remaining, deep splays, cusped rere-arch. Remains
of a pent-roofed single storey outshut to east end, roof missing; massive buttress to centre of east wall. Adjacent to
former Saxon royal palace.

Listing NGR: ST4573053150

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