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Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Tellisford, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2852 / 51°17'6"N

Longitude: -2.3022 / 2°18'7"W

OS Eastings: 379020

OS Northings: 154045

OS Grid: ST790540

Mapcode National: GBR 0RR.6T2

Mapcode Global: VH971.1YSP

Entry Name: Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 11 March 1968

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1176241

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267447

Location: Tellisford, Mendip, Somerset, BA2

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Tellisford

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


4/498 Church of St. Lawrence



Church. C14 and early C15, restored in C19. Coursed rough faced Doulting stone and plain clay tile roofs with coped
gables, finials and crosses. West Tower, Nave with South Porch and Chancel. Tower in 3 stages and 2 stage octagonal
spire with finial and weather vane. Quatrefoil cusped openings on 4 sides, now blocked. 2-light windows to
bell-chamber, blocked on East side. Battlemented parapet. To West of Tower, a vestibule with diagonal corner
buttresses, slate roof with coped gable. Nave, two 2-light windows and central South porch with diagonal corner
buttresses, slate roof with coped gable. Three, 2-light windows on North side. Chancel, single 2-light window rebuilt
1888/9. Early English cusped tracery under cusped arches with drip moulds. Interior: South Porch has pointed stone
vault with 3 ribs on carved corbels and pointed arch to entrance, door vertical boarded with "Y" framework. Nave:
barrel roof with 3-tie beams, plaster ceiling has been removed. Chancel arch said to be C13, pine boarded and panelled
ceiling to Chancel. Perpendicular style font. C17 chairs, stools and altar table. Memorials include Thomas Wooley
1835, Thomas Meade 1845. External: On South East quoin stone to Nave, 3 inscribed dials; and on South East quoin to
Chancel, inscribed in fine lettering "BM 212 FEET ABOVE THE SEA'.

Listing NGR: ST7902054045

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