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The Church of the Good Shepherd, and East Boundary Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in West Crewkerne, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.8699 / 50°52'11"N

Longitude: -2.8245 / 2°49'28"W

OS Eastings: 342081

OS Northings: 108144

OS Grid: ST420081

Mapcode National: GBR MF.TD8C

Mapcode Global: FRA 46ZS.TQQ

Entry Name: The Church of the Good Shepherd, and East Boundary Railings

Listing Date: 18 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1175990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 262469

Location: West Crewkerne, South Somerset, Somerset, TA18

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: West Crewkerne

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Crewkerne

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


The Church of the Good Shepherd,
and east boundary railings


Church, Anglican Chapel of Ease. Late C19. Ham stone cut and squared, ashlar dressings; plain clay tiled roof with
lands of beaver-tail tiles, saw-tooth ridge, stepped coped end gables with cross finials. Single cell plan of 3 bays,
not orientated off east-west axis, with east porch, gothic revival. Plinth: hollow-chamfer mullioned windows in
chamfered recesses, the lights 4-centre arched with incised spandrils, the windows 3-light with transomes and square
labels, 2 windows to each flank wall. To centre bay on east side the porch, simple, with bell turret holding single
bell on a coped gable, 4- centre hollov-moulded outer arch without label, with pair of cart-iron gates having
fleur-de-lys spikes to middle and top rails; plan inner doorway. North gable plain, south gable rendered; in centre of
west flank small projecting wing. Interior very simple, with arch-braced king post roof truss of 6 bays. Simple pews
and other fittings, incluising C19 octagonal panelled stone font. About one metre east of porch the boundary - to south
of the church in rubble walling with castellated top, about one metre high, but across frontage of church a low ashiar
wall with shaped coping on which are spearpoint wrought-iron railings, with short returns to porch and pair of matching
gates, all adding to the setting of the chapel.

Listing NGR: ST4208108144

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