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Church of St Peter

A Grade II* Listed Building in North Wootton, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.1738 / 51°10'25"N

Longitude: -2.6253 / 2°37'31"W

OS Eastings: 356380

OS Northings: 141803

OS Grid: ST563418

Mapcode National: GBR MP.68PK

Mapcode Global: VH89Z.FRYJ

Entry Name: Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 2 November 1966

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267567

Location: North Wootton, Mendip, Somerset, BA4

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: North Wootton

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/94 Church of St Peter



Anglican Parish Church. C14/C15, restored C19, including rebuilt chancel. Coursed and squared rubble, lead sheeting and
slate roofs, coped verges with cruciform finials. Nave, chancel with organ loft, south porch, west tower. Embattled
tower with diagonal buttresses, pinnacles, 2-light bell chamber windows with louvres. Two-bay nave, small 2 bay
chancel, the former with a rood stair turret to south with lancet window. Porch with an ashlar frontage, diagonal
buttresses, sun dial; shafted outer door opening, adjacent to right a stoup; benched interior. Plasted interior on tile
floors, C19 wagon roofs; Perpendicular chancel and tower arches. Most important feature the C15 benches, some with
carved ends; some further C15 carving to choir stalls, Norman tub font with cable banding, C18 cover. Rood stair.
Remains of a C17 communion table. Royal arms dated 1826. Some C19 stained glass to chancel. Late C18 tablet, 2 further
detached C17 tablets in the porch. Late C19 organ.

Listing NGR: ST5638041803

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